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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Book Review: Academic Library Makerspaces Locked

A Practical Guide to Planning, Collaborating, and Supporting Campus Innovation
From Volume 49 Number 2 | January–March 2021
Built on the authors’ wide-ranging examination of the literature and examples drawn from a variety of higher education institutions, this book offers a detailed roadmap of steps and strategies for planning these facilities and successfully integrating them into the academic fabric of an institution.
Conference Presentations

Mindful Redesign for New and Effective Learning Environments Locked

Published 2021
Join us to discuss what our campuses are planning for the immediate and distant future of teaching and learning.
Webinar Recordings

A Different Kind of SMART

Using Performance-Oriented Metrics to Redefine Success in a Forward-Focused Research Lab
Published 2021
In this presentation, we discuss how to identify and select appropriate metrics—equally focused on education and research—for evaluating “SMART” research laboratories.
Conference Presentations

What We’ve Learned and What’s Next

Creative Approaches from Urban Universities
Published 2021
We'll highlight approaches and lessons learned from two New York City institutions during the pandemic, including creatively retrofitting their campus facilities amidst a crisis period of declining revenue and enrollments.
Conference Presentations

The Dynamics of Student Engagement and Socialization in Virtual Environments

Published 2021
Panelists from three institutions will share their campus projects and discuss how you can employ virtual student engagement and socialization practices—including how to leverage facilities—to enhance the student experience on your campus.
Conference Presentations

From Siloed to Sustainable

How the Connected Campus Builds Value and Agility
Published 2021
In this session, you'll learn how to combine digital and physical environments, promote diversity and inclusion, and implement flexibility within campus spaces to prepare your institution for a more blended world.
Conference Presentations

The European Experience

What Dublin and London Have Learned from the Pandemic
Published 2021
After a full year of shutdowns, virtual learning, and constant adaption, we will discuss how University College London and the University of Dublin responded to government mandates and how the crisis has shaped living and working arrangements.
Conference Presentations

Isttaniokaksini / Science Commons

University of Lethbridge Virtual Tour
Published 2021
Isttaniokaksini—the Blackfoot name bestowed on the new Science Commons for transdisciplinary science at the University of Lethbridge—means deep knowledge and awareness growing out of the unknown. Planned for many generations into the future, the design creates a highly sustainable, flexible, and supportive platform for discovering solutions to the challenges facing humanity, nature, and the universe.
Conference Presentations

The Future Campus

A Dialogue with Three Institutions and Learning Technologist
Published 2021
A panel of three institutions and a learning technologist will offer their diverse perspectives on these issues and how they're influencing the physical and virtual campus environment: an unprecedented pandemic; rapidly-accelerating climate change; a mobile technology-enabled society; and critical issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion
Conference Presentations

Tour | Wentworth Institute: Center for Engineering, Innovation & Sciences

Published 2021
Join us for a virtual tour of Wentworth Institute’s newest academic building, the Center for Engineering, Innovation & Sciences (CEIS)—its ground-breaking design was serves academic and social needs on campus as well as the wider, local community.
Conference Presentations

Hybrid Learning Environments

Delivering the Academic Mission
Published 2021
Recently, Morgan State University began constructing its new Thurgood Marshall residence hall and we'll explore how we used design and technology to support the building's hybrid environment.
Conference Presentations

Institutional Resilience

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Change Management
Published 2021
In this session, we'll demonstrate through two University of Pennsylvania projects how institutions can approach sustained enrollment, cross-disciplinary collaboration, navigating the funding environment, and adapting to changing user needs in support of long-term institutional resilience.
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