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The Active Learning Spaces Book
“Rather than confining students to a passive experience, we need to consider how to more fully engage students in the learning activities. We need to think about ways in which we can disrupt outdated methods of delivering instruction to make way for methods that encourage full-participation for students in class.” Andrew J. Milne, Ph.D. CEO Tidebreak, Inc.
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Published in February 2014, the Active Learning Spaces Book takes an holistic look at the many requirements to make active learning spaces effective, including expert contributions on:     Management    The Student Perspective    Technology    Multiple Displays    Pedagogy The Active Learning Spaces Book also features:    Case studies    The perspectives of specialist AV integration companies    Observations from recently graduated students    New technology solutions for active learning    Design ideas for transforming traditional lecture    theatres and teaching rooms into active learning    spaces.
Active Learning Spaces and Technology Advances in Higher and Further Education Active learning improves both learning and teaching, enhances the student experience, and can help achieve better space utilisation targets.  These represent three of the four most frequent strategic aims of university management boards. As technology becomes even more connected, software will be developed that results in more group learning scenarios and the spaces, furniture, and pedagogy to support it.