Posts tagged cookbook education spaces

Cookbook Education Spaces 1.1

We have refurbished 65 teaching and learning spaces since the first version of Cookbook Education Spaces (Feb 2016). Gained findings have made us considering new and wider aspects, e.g. descriptions that were unclear to builders and addition of informal learning spaces. On our way to an expanded version 2.0 we have put our findings in a transient version 1.1.

Transforming Education Spaces to Sustain Pedagogical Change

Divergent legacy systems, mass education and developments such as blended practices and flipped classrooms have confronted Delft University of Technology with a situation that curricula are to be converted into active education practices but in outdated teaching and learning spaces. Our university was urged to start streamlining the current lecture halls and classrooms in order to facilitate education practices of tomorrow while maintaining to support those of today.

The workgroup Transforming Education Spaces is charged with classifying the required education spaces, with designing its appropriate affordances, with composing a Cookbook Education Spaces and with proposing a planning for the coming five years to transform the current situation.

Icons Classificatie

Pictograms that indicate Teaching and Learning Space with its Affordances.

The paper “Transforming Education Spaces to Sustain Pedagogical Change” was presented at the ninth edition of the INTED (International Technology, Education and Development Conference). It describes how the Cookbook Educational Spaces came into existence, which content is addressed and how multiple disciplines of pedagogy, interior design, construction, infrastructure, AV-IT and ergonomics have been working together.


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