ERIC Number: EJ627952
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Acoustical Modifications for the Classroom.
Crandell, Carl C.; Smaldino, Joseph J.
Volta Review, v101 n5 p33-46 Nov 1999
This article reviews procedures for evaluating, measuring, and modifying noise and reverberation levels in the classroom environment. Recommendations include: relocating children away from high noise sources, such as fans, air conditioners, heating ducts, and faulty lighting fixtures, using sound-absorbing materials, using acoustical ceiling tile and/or carpeting, and avoiding open-plan rooms. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Monograph Issue: Classroom Acoustics: Understanding Barriers To Learning.