Designing for How We Learn
In this series of articles, June Hanley shares her thoughts on how what we know about how people learn has influenced the design of learning environments. June bases her insights on both research and her firsthand experience as a teacher. She looks specifically at the design of lecture halls, classrooms and maker spaces/instructional laboratories.
CHECK OUT THE 5 ARTICLES IN JUNE'S DESIGNING FOR HOW WE LEARN SERIES.
- How We Got Here
June takes a look at what we have learned about "how we learn" over the last couple of decades and how that is informing how we think about space.
- One Simple Mantra
"See + Hear + Do = Remember" is the mantra June applies when designing educational spaces. In this article, she explores each step in the process.
- Lecture Halls
Applying the "See + Hear + Do = Remember" framework to lecture halls requires some exploration into how they will be used. June dives into the details in this article.
Active learning is prolific in today's classroom environments. June explores how to make sure our learning environment support it using the "See + Hear + Do = Remember" framework.
- Maker Spaces and Instructional Laboratories
Maker spaces and instructional laboratories inherently support active learning. June examines how what we know today about how we learn has major implications for how we design these spaces.