Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know / Edition 4

Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know / Edition 4

by Glen I. Earthman
ISBN-10:
1475801882
ISBN-13:
9781475801880
Pub. Date:
08/20/2013
Publisher:
R&L Education

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Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know / Edition 4

Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know is a book about planning and the responsibilities educators have in the process of planning for educational facilities. The book covers every aspect of planning that needs to be done to complete any capital improvement project from the assessment of need to the evaluation of the product and process. The text is the most comprehensive book on planning educational facilities on the market.

Each planning process is described in detail explaining the role of the superintendent and school personnel. Descriptions of the various means of contracting with a firm for the construction of a building of the completion of a capital improvement project is provided with a discussion of the benefits and problems involved.

The book also contains a chapter devoted to problem-based learning activities which were derived from practical situations. These activities provide a very practical experience of solving typical problems in the planning process. This text can be used by the practitioner as a guide to follow in planning educational facilities. It can also be used as a text in a school planning course.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475801880
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 08/20/2013
Edition description: 4th Edition
Pages: 348
Sales rank: 565,551
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Glen I. Earthman is a Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech and has taught in the field of School Planning for the past 40 years. His research interests include the relationship between the physical environment and student and teacher health and productivity.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
1 Organization and Policy Planning
2 Planning Considerations
3 Planning in the Public Schools
4 Long-Range Planning: Educational Program Development
5 Long-Range Planning: Student Enrollment Projections
6 Long-Range Planning: Evaluation of Existing Facilities
7 Long-Range Planning: Financial Planning
8 Development of the Capital Improvement Program
9 Developing Educational Specifications
10 Site Selection and Acquisition
11 Federal Regulations in Planning Educational Facilities
12 Employing the Architect
13 Monitoring the Design Phase
14 Bidding the Construction Project
15 Alternative Contracting Plans and Commissioning of Schools
16 Managing the Construction Phase
17 Orientation and Evaluation
18 Planning for Technology
19 Critical Issues in School Facility Planning: A Look to the Future
20 Green Schools
21 Planning Schools for Safety
22 Problem-Based Learning
Appendix A: Sample School Building Appraisal Form
Appendix B: States with Credit-Enhancement Programs
Appendix C: Checklist for Development of Educational
Appendix D: States with Credit-Enhancement Programs
Appendix E: Letters to the Architect
Appendix F: Letter to Request Presentation – Architect
Appendix G: Sample Agreement Between Owner and Architect
Appendix H: Position Description for Construction
Appendix I: Form to Evaluate Planning Process
References
About the Author

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