Technology-Enabled Active Learning (TEAL) Classrooms
"TEAL classrooms promote greater collaboration by creating multiple group work areas, each with its own whiteboards, computers, projectors and monitors. Built-in flexibility with furniture and audio-visual connections allow instructors to highlight content from a variety of sources in traditional lecture or more active learning modalities."
"Colleges are responding by distributing a range of amenities across campus locations. Cafés are now commonplace in libraries and classroom buildings. Residence halls provide homes for fitness facilities, classrooms, study and gaming lounges."
Informal Gathering Spaces
"Academic building planning is increasingly considering the importance of social interactions in enhancing the college experience. Fostering these connections strengthens the students’ awareness of community and leads to greater involvement and sense of belonging."
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