Retrofitting teaching spaces: Did our dreams come true?

Trevor Billany, Ruth Billany

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    Abstract

    Using Appreciative Inquiry an evaluation of newly retrofitted and upgraded centrally timetabled teaching spaces took place following the first semester of use. Survey instrument items and interview prompts were derived from a metasynthesis of relevant reviews, each informed by current ‘learning spaces’ literature. Teaching staff (N=28) completed an online questionnaire and/or attended interviews (N=4). Their experiences and opinions with regard to the technology; the fitness for teaching purposes; the room layout, décor and furniture; and the support offered is discussed. Implications and future directions are indicated.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages87-91
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    Event30th ascilite Conference -
    Duration: 2 Dec 2013 → …

    Conference

    Conference30th ascilite Conference
    Period2/12/13 → …

    Keywords

    • Evaluation
    • Learning spaces
    • Teaching spaces

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