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Lippman, Peter C.

Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools: A Responsive Approach to Creating Learning Environments

Lippman, Peter C. - Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools: A Responsive Approach to Creating Learning Environments, ebook

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An in-depth, evidence-based design approach to the design of elementary and secondary schools

The contemporary school must be a vibrant, living extension of its community. Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools instructs design professionals on how to successfully achieve this goal. With assistance from research-intensive principles grounded in theories, concepts, and research methodologies—and with roots in the behavioral sciences—this book examines and provides strategies for pooling streams of information to establish a holistic design approach that is responsive to the changing needs of educators and their students. This book:

  • Delivers an overview of the current research and learning theories in education, and how they apply to contemporary school design

  • Explores the history of school design in the United States

  • Examines the role of information technology in education

  • Includes case studies of more than twenty exemplary school designs, based on research of the best physical environments for learning and education

  • Considers what learning environments may be in the near future

Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools analyzes the current shift toward a modern architectural paradigm that balances physical beauty, and social awareness, and building technologies with functionality to create buildings that optimize the educational experience for all learners. Enlightening as well as informative, this forward-thinking guide provides educational facility planners, designers, and architects with the tools they need to confidently approach their next school building project. In addition, this guide provides administrators, educators, and researchers with design options for rethinking and creating innovative learning environments.

Keywords: design of primary and secondary schools, design of primary schools, design of secondary schools, evidence-based research for school design, green design of primary schools, green design of secondary schools

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470915936
Printed ISBN
9780470289105

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