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Sunday, January 1, 2006
Space, whether physical or virtual, can have a significant impact on learning. Learning Spaces focuses on how learner expectations influence such spaces, the principles and activities that facilitate learning, and the role of technology from the perspective of those who create learning environments: faculty, learning technologists, librarians, and administrators. Information technology has brought unique capabilities to learning spaces, whether stimulating greater interaction through the use of collaborative tools, videoconferencing with international experts, or opening virtual worlds for exploration. This e-book represents an ongoing exploration as we bring together space, technology, and pedagogy to ensure learner success.
Please note: Initially, this Web site for Learning Spaces has the e-book's initial chapters. In the near future, it will offer case studies demonstrating the principles covered in the first 13 chapters, with links to examples of innovative learning spaces. The entire collection will be complete in August and available for printing as individual chapters or the entire book.