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The Active Learning Spaces Book
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Table of Contents
Contents List of Contributors    6 Introduction    9 PART 1 - A New Frontier in Learning 11 Active Learning Environments in University Education   11 12 Technology in Education   17   Sheila Egan, Snelling Business Systems 13 Learning space design: Beyond Collaborative Learning   19 Professor Charles Crook, University of Nottingham 14 Simultaneously Viewing Multiple PowerPoint Slides   25 15 Full-Participation Learning Spaces for the Twenty-first Century     29   Andrew Milne, Ph.D., Tidebreak, Inc. 16 Using Visualisers   35 1 PART 2 - Creating and Managing Learning Spaces 17 Student Expectations of Buildings and Facilities   39 18 Project Planning and Technical Installations   43 19      Integrating Student Perspectives into the Development of   45            Learning Spaces at the University of Lincoln            Sam Williams, University of Lincoln 10      Maximising Value from the Physical Environment   51 Cathy Rex, University of the West of England 11 Scalability   57 PART 3 - Active Learning Spaces 12 Teaching in Active Learning Spaces   61 13 Technology Considerations for Active Learning Spaces   67 14 The LaTTE Project at the University of Wolverhampton   69 15 Using the LaTTE Room at the University of Wolverhampton   71   James Pearson-Jenkins, University of Wolverhampton 16 The ‘Turn and Learn’ Room at Aberystwyth University   73 17 A Dual-Function Room at Loughborough University   75 Caroline Pepper, Loughborough University 18 Modular Seating for Lecture Theatres   79   Nicholas Burwell, Burwell Deakins Architects PART 4 - Technology for Active Learning Spaces 19 WolfVision Visualisers   81 20 Sound Systems in Learning Spaces   87 21 Technical Considerations for Sound Systems   91    Rob Hyde, University of Bath 22 The Crestron AirMedia™  Wireless Presentation Gateway   95 Crestron AirMedia™ at William Jewell College   97 23 NEC Engages Tablet Technology in the Classroom   99 24 NEC and DisplayNote 101 Ed Morgan, DisplayNote 25 Teaching for the 21st Century – Tidebreak at Winona State University 105 PART 5 - Installing Learning Spaces 26 Planning Audio Visual Installations: An Overview 109   Roland Dreesden, Reflex Ltd 27 The Tendering Process with Educational Institutions 113 Nick Fitzpatrick, Universal AV 28 Procurement: How to Avoid ‘Summer Madness’ 117   Toby Wise, Snelling Business Systems PART 6 - Students’ Experiences of Learning Spaces Cardiff - Geraint Davies 121 Leeds - Beth Nunnington 123 Loughborough - Verity James 125 Loughborough - Tom Peberdy 127 Manchester - Thomas Beardmore 129 Sheffield - Chris Grindley 131 Worcester - Max Young 133 PART 7 - Sponsors Crestron 135 Crestron Case Study – Trinity College, Dublin 137 NEC 139 NEC and DisplayNote Case Study – Düsseldorf 141 Revolabs 143 Revolabs Case Study - Surrey University 145 TOP-TEC 147 Product Showcase – Interactive Table 149 WolfVision 151 TOP-TEC Lectern for WolfVision VZ-3s Visualiser 153 PART 8 - Acknowledgements Acknowledgements 155 About the Author 157 Also by Duncan Peberdy 159