Learning Environment Design: Strategies & an Update
MOBILE LEARNING DESIGN STRATEGIES by Joseph Cevetello Director of Learning Environments Technology-Enhanced Learning Information Technology Services University of Southern California
SUMMARY An overview of recent design,renovation & innovation activities.
Mobile Learning Design Strategies•Blend a variety of learning space types and functions.•Create environments that encourage collaboration.•Base design on pedagogy and curricular needs.•Chose simplicity over complexity.•Implement state-of-the art classroom design and development techniques – Revit 3D Modeling for AV.•Employ evidence-based-design throughout the project lifecycle•Provide professional development and grant programs to support innovation.
Learning Space Renovation, Refresh, and Reimagining Project August 2012 147 of 181 classrooms on the UPC and HSC Campus • Technology, furniture, electrical, wireless, and environmentals 8 of 19 Auditoria • Technology, furniture, electrical,wireless, and environmentals 3 Computing Centers • Creation of 15 student collaborative areas • Laptop Loaner program - 90 laptops available for student use • Wireless printing - Available from anywhere on USC wireless • Collaborative technologies - MediaScape and TeamSpot • 5 computer classrooms - Including a mobile and Project Based Learning classroom (Flex Classroom) All learning spaces include our Multimedia Operations Management System (MOMs) for support.