ERIC Number: EJ558562
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Solitaire Confinement: The Impact of the Physical Environment on Computer Training.
McDermott, Irene E.
Computers in Libraries, v18 n1 p22,24-27 Jan 1998
Institutions spend millions of dollars on computer training rooms yet give little thought to lighting, temperature, ambient noise, furniture arrangement, and other physical factors that affect learning. This article examines some problems and suggests remedies: changing furniture, controlling monitors, and redesigning rooms. Lists selected computer-training hardware and software suppliers and products. (PEN)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education, Computer Software, Computers, Environmental Influences, Facility Guidelines, Furniture Arrangement, Furniture Design, Lighting, Merchandise Information, Noise (Sound), Physical Environment, Temperature, Training
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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