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Nicolas ROLAND, ULB Podcast, Université de Bruxelles
So far, the arrangement of teaching and learning spaces in academic institutions has been usually based on a transmissive pedagogy and on an over-valuation of face-to-face teaching methods. As a result, we have noticed a mismatch between learning spaces and students’ digital practices as well as a certain rigidity towards more active teaching methods. By developing the close relationships tying space to digital technology and the stakeholders, this communication aims to show that the evolution of teaching and learning practices requires a substantial rethinking of academic spaces. In auditoriums, as well in study places, teachers and students indeed need spaces allowing them to create new learning experiences (social interaction, group work, etc.).