When a university’s history extends back almost 400 years, tradition is an integral part of its identity. Yet, for any institution of learning in today’s world, no matter how old or how new, success depends on anticipating and responding to the needs and expectations of 21st-century students.
How a classroom is designed and furnished can significantly improve how educators teach and how students learn.
AIC was purposefully created to provide that kind of forward-facing learning and teaching environment. As Shaw explains, “When we began this journey, we knew our mission was to bring an authentic American experience to the future leaders of Kuwait. You can feel it the moment you walk through our doors.”
How the role of the library is evolving to advance changes in technology, pedagogy and learning.
Sssh. Libraries are traditionally quiet, rigid places filled with rules. But, that’s changing. The digital revolution, new learning styles and new generations are redefining today’s libraries. Listen as library leaders and Steelcase Education researcher Aileen Strickland-McGee share new insights into how the heart of campus can adapt to be future-ready. To learn more about the role the physical environment plays, visit steelcase.com/library.
Jeff Selingo, author, professor of practice at Arizona State and visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities, predicts how big data, technology and lifelong learning will change the way people learn in the future. Read Selingo’s Recent Whitepaper The Future of the Faculty Office.
The classroom of tomorrow will look very different than what you see today. But, one thing you won’t find is everyone in their pajamas, learning on laptops at home. Bestselling author, professor of practice at Arizona State and visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities, Jeff Selingo, shares his vision for the future of education. (Selingo’s Recent Whitepaper Available Now: The Future of the Faculty Office)
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences renovated their facility so that learning could happen anywhere, and as a result, students are collaborating and engaging in ways they haven’t seen before. Two PCHS faculty members share how they’ve observed students engaging in the new space.
Two educators passionate about active learning share their strategies and techniques for engaging students. Dr. Julie Marshall, teacher from South Carolina’s Saluda Trail Middle School, and Randy Hall, an educational technology facilitator at the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center in New York, discuss how to reimagine and reinvent classrooms to break down barriers, develop trust and prepare students for the future.
Professors at Appalachian State University empower students to use design thinking, solve serious problems and initiate change.
Author, professor and visiting scholar, Jeff Selingo, shares his vision for the future of learning. Explore how job and technology trends will make place more important than ever.