Educating by Design / Edition 1

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Overview

Just as faculty and curriculum are critical concerns for any college or university, other components of the campus environment hold equal significance for student learning and satisfaction. While there have been many books about the effects of environments on people, there have been few that focus on the many complexities of campus settings and how they contribute to student success and the quality of learning experiences. Educating by Design fills the information gap by providing a comprehensive model for creating student-friendly and learning-supportive campus environments.

Authors C. Carney Strange and James H. Banning are nationally recognized experts on campus environments. They draw from decades of research and experience to present an integrated framework for assessing and understanding academic environments. They describe the principles and concepts that define effective person-environment interactions and examine how these principles work through four different environmental components: physical, aggregate, organizational, and socially constructed. They also discuss the four conditions for successful learning: inclusion, safety, involvement, and community. Filled with engaging anecdotes and practical examples, this long-awaited volume helps academic administrators and student services professionals to plan effective programs and build supportive learning communities.

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Safety, inclusion, involvement, and community experience are here identified as the key elements necessary to create a successful classroom environment. Following this premise, Strange (higher education, Bowling Green State U.) and Banning (education, Colorado State U.) survey recent literature as they examine the impact on learning of different kinds of environments, including physical, aggregate, organizational, and constructed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787910464
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 313,530
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.15 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

C. Carney Strange is a Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs in the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University.

James H. Banning is a Professor in the School of Education at Colorado State University.

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Table of Contents

Physical Environments: The Role of Design and Space.

Aggregate Environments: The Impact of Human Characteristics.

Organizational Environments: How Institutional Goals Are Achieved.

Constructed Environments: Different Views Through Different Eyes.

CHARACTERISTICS OF EFFECTIVE CAMPUS LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS.

Promoting Safe and Inclusive Environments.

Encouraging Involvement and Participation.

Creating a Community of Learners.

Challenges of Computer-Mediated Environments.

Designing by Education.

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