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Learning Spaces: More than Meets the Eye


With the advent of technology on campus comes a shift from classroom to learning space as technology is incorporated in teaching and learning.

Malcolm Brown

Malcolm Brown has been Director of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative since 2009 and has initiated major ELI undertakings such as its Seeking Evidence of Impact program. Prior to assuming the ELI directorship, he was the Director of Academic Computing at Dartmouth College, overseeing a team active in instructional technology, research computing, classroom technology, and pedagogical innovation. During his tenure at Dartmouth, he worked actively with the ELI, contributing chapters to the EDUCAUSE eBooks, helping to plan focus sessions, and serving on the ELI Advisory Board. He has been a member of the EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies committee and is currently on the faculty of the EDUCAUSE Learning Technology Leadership program. He has been on the board for the Horizon Report since its inception in 2004 and served as Chair of Board of the New Media Consortium. He served as the editor of the New Horizons column for the EDUCAUSE Review.

Malcolm holds a pair of BA degrees from UC Santa Cruz; studied in Freiburg, Germany, on a pair of Fulbright scholarships; and has a PhD in German Studies from Stanford University. He has taught several academic courses on Nietzsche and maintains the Nietzsche Chronicle web site. He is a member of the Frye Institute class of 2002. He has given presentations recently at the University of Nebraska; Iowa State University; Deakin University (Australia); Kyoto University (Japan); Duke University; and at the CCUMC, DET/CHE and SUNY Instructional Technology conferences. He hosts the ELI webinar series and has presented on the EDUCAUSE Live! webcast.


Joan K. Lippincott

Joan is Associate Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information, a joint project of EDUCAUSE and the Association of Research Libraries. She has worked on issues related to collaboration among information professionals since she joined CNI in 1990. Joan has a Ph.D. in higher education from University of Maryland. She has written on a variety of topics including learning spaces, net gen students, digital libraries, and assessment.


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