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Rook, Michael M.; Özkan-Bekiroglu, Saliha; Tietjen, Phil; Choi, Koun; McDonald, Scott P. – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2020
This study investigates the role of space, material, and affect in undergraduate and graduate students' lived experiences within an open Future Learning Space. Future Learning Spaces (FLSs) blend the latest in architectural advances for space design (e.g., modern, flexible furniture within collaborative environments that provide…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Student Experience, Space Utilization, Affective Behavior
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Melo, Marijel – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2020
The tension between cultivating inclusive library makerspaces and the gender biases rooted in the spatial configurations of makerspaces are examined in this article. This case study outlines a pilot study that investigated the relationship between gender identity and the decisions that study participants made regarding how and why they navigated a…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Gender Bias, Gender Differences, Educational Technology
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Odum, Mary; Meaney, Karen; Knudson, Duane V. – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2020
Active learning spaces form an important part of university learning environments and have the potential to enhance student learning, yet studies on student and faculty perceptions of collaborative learning pedagogies indicate that many remain resistant. To overcome this resistance, an academic department developed and implemented an active…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Educational Facilities Improvement, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Elrod, Rachael – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
Demonstrating academic library value is crucial in this era of budget cuts and freely available online resources. This article provides a unique complement to existing research on library value. The author uses a qualitative approach known as narrative inquiry to evaluate patron experiences during the temporary closure of an academic branch…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Student Attitudes, Student Needs
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Brown, Kevin – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
The Indigenous Nations Library Program's hallmark mission involves advocating and creating culturally safe places for Indigenous people at the University of New Mexico. This article highlights why there is a need for creating culturally safe learning spaces. It also discusses why indigenizing higher education through spatial autonomy is a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Relevance, College Environment
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Mui, May Lim Sok; Carpio, Guiller Augustin Cea; Ong, Chee Ming – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2019
This cross-sectional study examines students' and faculty members' perceptions on their use of active learning classrooms in a university in Singapore. The study targets students (398) and faculty (6) who use active learning classrooms -- Applied and Collaborative learning Environment (ACE) rooms. It investigated whether novelty to the learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), College Students
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Morieson, Lucy; Murray, Gabrielle; Wilson, Rachel; Clarke, Bronwyn; Lukas, Karli – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2018
In the face of diverse challenges to traditional higher education (HE) models, creating and defining the value of an on-campus student experience has become a key concern for HE institutions. Originating in response to these challenges, The Belonging Project seeks to improve the student experience in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Student Experience, College Students, Learner Engagement
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Benoit, Andy – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2018
Interactive whiteboards (IWBs) are a billion-dollar industry. Their prominent position in classrooms, frequently the single display to share digital information, draws attention to their influence on teaching and learning processes. This research presents a case-study of a Canadian college with over five years of IWB experience. Findings show that…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Bulletin Boards, Interactive Video, Educational Technology
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Zimmermann, Petra A.; Stallings, Lynne; Pierce, Rebecca L.; Largent, David – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2018
Student learning and engagement are paramount for educational institutions. This paper examines the impact of an interactive learning space on teaching and learning for both faculty and students. Specifically, four faculty from disparate disciplines examine the impacts on teaching and learning of an active learning space designed for student…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Active Learning, College Faculty, Classroom Design
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Cogswell, Cynthia A.; Goudzwaard, Michael – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2018
This case study describes a Dartmouth College classroom redesign that intended not only to encourage innovative teaching but to also promote new ways of thinking about how space influences learning through a partnership with faculty to create an incubator for study. This article discusses the campus context for how the classroom was redesigned;…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, School Space, College Faculty, Active Learning
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Rands, Melissa L.; Gansemer-Topf, Ann M. – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
A responsive case study evaluation approach utilizing interviews and focus groups collected student and faculty perspectives on examined how instructors and students utilized a newly redesigned active learning space at Iowa State University and the relationship of this design with environmental and behavioral factors of student engagement. The…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Learner Engagement, Case Studies, Semi Structured Interviews
Carnell, Brent – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
This paper looks at the link between enhancing education and ensuring an innovative fit-for-purpose estate. It argues that a nuanced approach and joined-up dialogue is needed between university staff whose remit covers these areas. Drawing from fifteen semi-structured interviews with students and staff at a research-intensive university in London,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Educational Innovation, Educational Strategies
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Adedokun, Omolola A.; Henke, Jacqueline N.; Parker, Loran Carleton; Burgess, Wilella D. – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
Higher education institutions are increasingly building or remodeling classrooms to be flexible spaces that support learner-centered instruction. However, little is known about the actual impact of these spaces on student outcomes. Using a mixed method design, this study examined student perceptions of a flexible learning space on student learning…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Mixed Methods Research, College Students
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Benoit, Andy – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
Having experienced preliminary success in designing two active learning classrooms, Lethbridge College developed an additional eight active learning classrooms as part of a three-year initiative spanning 2014-2017. Year one of the initiative entailed purchasing new audio-visual equipment and classroom furniture followed by installation. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Classrooms, Student Attitudes
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Julian, Kristi D.; Parrott, Deborah J. – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
Makerspaces supply a venue for students to construct a variety of real-world products at the collegiate level using science and technology standards. The maker movement is sweeping the science learning community by storm in the library setting with remarkable success. The maker movement provides an opportunity to transform the library into a…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Creative Activities, College Students, Academic Libraries
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