Classrooms and libraries are being retooled in response to changes in basic assumptions that have guided campus development for more than a century.
Student housing and campuses are evolving in…Continue
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Below are the 2014 recipients of the Society for College and University Planning's annual awards recognizing excellence in the above fields. Details, including images, about each project and award will be available shortly. See details about the…Continue
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At UQ we have found that this is true but the BIGGER also means more students in a classroom at the same time so the room needs to be huge.
Six hundred students do a 3 hour session in a 9000 sqf flat floor space that has flexible furniture. Subjects are biology and engineering.
I would be very interested in knowing how many others are looking at large flat floor venues like this.
Space Manager, University of…Continue
Added by Andrew Harrison on November 25, 2013 at 6:21pm — No Comments
More Infra-Structure— Also published for SCUP members this week, in Planning for Higher Education.
Added by Terry Calhoun on November 24, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Even in the digitally driven future of higher education, three-dimensional classroom spaces will be needed. They won’t be used in the traditional manner and they won’t be the traditional kind. They will be bigger, flatter, faster and there will be fewer classrooms for the same number of students. (more)
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The long term survivability of traditional higher education is in doubt. MOOC's, SPOC's and digital disruption are ideas prominently in play. Yet belief in the value of the physical campus, however difficult to define, endures. Duke Oakley, former UCLA Campus Architect and Assistant Vice…Continue
Added by Michael Haggans on November 7, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
"The Changing Nature of Faculty Roles" is the theme of a worthy issue of Peer Review, Summer 2013, Vol. 15, No. 3. The full table of contents and links can be found here. Below, we share links and some details on of the content most likely to interest SCUPers.…
Added by Terry Calhoun on November 6, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
In the regulated monopolies of cable television, the consumer has little choice. In the emerging landscape of higher education, the consumer has many choices. From the piece-by-piece approach of DIY-U, to traditional institutions adding MOOC’s to hybrid models such…Continue
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How to Plan in a Field That Changes Rapidly and Disrupts Everything— Michael Hites and Kelly Block, of the University of…Continue
Added by Terry Calhoun on September 9, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Greetings, Mojo participants and Planning for Higher Education readers,
Social media is no longer a new phenomenon—Myspace, in fact, was launched a decade ago this month—but a firmly established tool in the communications toolbox. Still, there…Continue
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You're missing out on a great conference. As one attendee just said to me:
"In five years of attending higher education conferences I have never seen two better keynotes."…Continue
At a recent SCUP conference I asked attendees to tell me why their campus would or would not exist in 2040. One said their campus would morph into a “multi-purpose…Continue
Added by Michael Haggans on July 28, 2013 at 10:39pm — No Comments
“Indigenous” Higher Education in Developing Countries Needs a Boost from Planning
by Douglas Fountain, MPA, and JoEllyn Murillo Fountain, PhD
There are thousands of universities in developing countries, and nobody seems to be paying much attention to them. Many of these are “young”—less than 15 years old—and have not had the opportunity to grow and thrive in long-established higher education systems. Many also operate with scant resources in…Continue
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This is the final week of SCUP’s “Cultivate-Partner” Mojo theme's weekly MOOCs. Below are two more readings. First, an introduction to a new Mojo resource, Groups.
Groups— are a new feature of the Mojo. Our first two open groups are forming: …Continue
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