Main Nav

Trends in Informal Space Design - Audio from ELI '05 Fall Focus Session

The attached MP3 file contains the full audio from the general session presentation conducted by Malcolm Brown and Phil Long at the ELI '05 Fall Focus Session - Design of Informal Learning SpacesIn the presentation, Brown and Long identify three trends as significantly influencing the present and future of informal learning space design:

  • Intentional support for social learning strategies, informed by principles
  • A return to human-centered design, and
  • Support for diverse, personally-owned devices to enrich academic learning.

You can review the presentation slides while listening to Brown and Long’s session by downloading their PowerPoint file from the focus session proceedings.


You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.

Running time: 45m 6s
File size: 20.65 MB

Tags from the Community


Annual Conference
September 29–October 2
View Proceedings

Events for all Levels and Interests

Whether you're looking for a conference to attend face-to-face to connect with peers, or for an online event for team professional development, see what's upcoming.


Digital Badges
Member recognition effort
Earn yours >

Career Center

Leadership and Management Programs

EDUCAUSE Institute
Project Management



Jump Start Your Career Growth

Explore EDUCAUSE professional development opportunities that match your career aspirations and desired level of time investment through our interactive online guide.


EDUCAUSE organizes its efforts around three IT Focus Areas



Join These Programs If Your Focus Is


Get on the Higher Ed IT Map

Employees of EDUCAUSE member institutions and organizations are invited to create individual profiles.



2014 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations

Learn More >

Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good™

EDUCAUSE is the foremost community of higher education IT leaders and professionals.