As the coronavirus drives students apart, one college devises a course to keep them together. This kind of disruptive, real-time addition to the course catalog is exactly the kind of innovation higher ed should embrace!
With the rapid switch to distance learning during the coronavirus crisis, some schools have struggled to serve students who are at the margins. It's one of the reasons Educational Visioning is so important: inclusive design principles offer a valuable way to reimagine educational spaces, not just during COVID-19, but well into the future.
Community colleges have been seen as a distant second to four-year colleges, but for so many, two-year degrees represent an important path to a better life. Properly funded, they can make our workforce stronger and our society more just.
The COVID-19 pandemic presents the opportunity to envision and create more efficient, more strategic and more focused spaces if we are willing to abandon entrenched paradigmsand make room for new ones.
Whether in the context of learning, working or living, COVID-19 has forced radical change and forever shifted the familiar patterns of our culture. What’s called for in the design community is more of what we excel at: creative thinking inspired by questions that go beyond the current context.
Gaming immerses you in a fictional world, similar to reading a good book. Yet no one has ever said that reading is a waste of time. Why say it about gaming? That’s why it’s our belief that gaming and learning go hand in hand in our disrupted learning patterns.
Depending on where you look, you’ll find that the oldest libraries in the US date to somewhere between the late 1600s and early 1700s. Ohio’s “Three C’s” big cities claim the following founding dates: The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County – 1853, Cleveland Public Library – 1869, Columbus Metropolitan Library – 1873. In […]