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How are higher ed institutions rethinking layouts to facilitate active learning?

August 29, 2017

Colleges and universities have increasingly looked outside of the box when it comes to learning spaces in recent years. Part of this shift in design thinking has come amid an effort to provide students with spaces that more closely resemble modern work environments.

A look at many of these new class designs will reveal similarities to open floor plans now popular in many offices, and focuses on project-based “active learning” also encourage greater development of soft skills like collaboration and critical thinking.

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