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ERIC Number: EJ1152600
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2158-6195
Utilizing Emergency Departments as Learning Spaces through a Post-Occupancy Evaluation
Guinther, Lindsey Lawry; Carll-White, Allison
Journal of Learning Spaces, v3 n1 2014
This case study describes the use of an emergency department as a learning space for interior design students. Kolb's (1984; 2005) framework identifies the characteristics of experiential learning and learning spaces, serving as the bridge to unify learning styles and the learning environment. A post-occupancy evaluation was conducted with interior design students to engage them in a concrete learning experience, reflection on these experiences from a variety of viewpoints, and building theories or generalizations that are applied to actively solving practical problems. Learning is explored as a never-ending cyclical process within all environments, which will serve to inform future decision-making.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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