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Learning environments

Posted on 14 Oct 2010 with 0 comments
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There has been considerable discussion in the last few years about the types of learning environments that stimulate improved learning performance especially those that make good use of digital technologies in schools and higher education. Educational leaders face questions on issues associated with learning environments constantly, an example of which is the Australian stimulus program called the Building Education Revolution (BER). The BER has been outstandingly successful for education in schools although the media may suggest otherwise. Educause Quarterly recently published an interesting study Making the Case for Space: Three Years of Empirical Studies on Learning Environments by Whiteside, Brooks & Walker (2010). In this empirical university study at the University of Minnesota comparing traditional lecture environments with Active Learning Classroom (ALC) environments where digital technologies were deployed, the researchers found some astounding effects on student performance.

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