Professor Liz BurdPro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching
The University of Newcastle
8:50 AM Creating Flexible, Multi-purpose, Technology Supported Spaces that Enhance Informal Learning
Evolving expectations and the needs of the modern student: Leveraging technology that will meet expectations, enhance learning and teaching and improve experience
Designing beyond traditional lecture theatres: Blending informal and multi-purpose spaces by utilizing furniture and facilitating interaction
What works for specific disciplines: Using prototyping of spaces ‘and’ technology to aid staff and student transition from old to new.
How to bring authentic experiences into the classroom: Exposing students to collaborative and self-directed ways of learning that will prepare them for “real life”