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International Journal of Designs for Learning

Oct 16, 2013 Volume 4, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Planning to Learn: The Role of Interior Design in Educational Settings

    Migette Kaup, Hyung-Chan Kim & Michael Dudek

    This design case is about re-engaging with the fundamental role of the built environment in order to support the educational process and overall learning experience in a private Catholic school.... More

  2. Ty Gwyn: Documenting the Design of a Special School in Wales

    Julie Irish

    This design case describes the design process used for the development of new special school facilities for children with severe disabilities in Wales, United Kingdom. The lived experience is... More

  3. A Design Case Examining Learning in the d-lab

    Katharine Leigh, Kenneth Tremblay, Nancy Miller, Amy Huber, Laura Malinin & Derrell Jackson

    The design process described in this case emphasizes decisions made to guide and direct the creation of a unique classroom addressing the needs of millennial learners. The project, a research... More

  4. Designing for Virtual Learning Spaces: A Second Life Example

    Lindsay Tan & Lisa Waxman

    This case describes the design of a virtual campus learning space using the Second Life platform. Second Life allows users to create spaces in which avatars can move about and interact in various... More

  5. Stories in the Rock: A Design Case of an Explorable Image Viewer in a Natural History Museum

    Marti Louw, Ahmed Ansari, Chris Bartley & Camellia Sanford

    This design case explores the affordances of gigapixel image technology for science communication and learning in museum settings through the iterative development of an explorable image viewer to ... More

  6. Stars vs. Clouds: Creating a Collaborative Commons Learning Space

    Jim Dawkins & Valerie Shute

    The authors engaged in a redesign of the Robert Morgan Studio space, a learning lab for Instructional Systems students at Florida State University. This is a multipurpose computer and media lab... More

  7. K-12 Campus, LA-style: The Campbell Hall Arts & Education Center

    Charrisse Johnston

    Campbell Hall is an independent, coeducational K-12 day school in Los Angeles that sits on a triangular-shaped piece of land between the Ventura Freeway and the Tujunga Wash, a Los Angeles river... More

  8. The Story of Verb™: Innovative Design Fit for Education’s 21st Century Learning Needs

    Lennie Scott-Webber

    People learn differently. This fact is at the heart of an educational practice revolution; active learning is at the core. Solving for active learning in the formal learning place – the classroom –... More