Conference Recordings

The Next Chapter in the Paradigm Shift for Hands-on Learning

Published July 12, 2021
Presented by Olivia Birritteri, Thomas Jefferson University | Amanda Bracci, Thomas Jefferson University | Ryan Glick, Thomas Jefferson University | Benjamin Hoffman, Thomas Jefferson University | Gabriel Masters, Temple University | Charles Rudalavage, Gensler
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Thomas Jefferson University

Future-proofing education spaces through hybrid learning models is an opportunity to empower students, spark innovation, and strengthen connections between the campus and its community. A higher education design expert, an educator, and a panel of students across hands-on disciplines will share their perspectives on how education spaces might evolve as hybrid learning becomes the new normal. As we accelerate towards a blended future of physical and virtual learning environments, you can begin rethinking how your institution's educational spaces can provide diversity, multimodality, and flexibility.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Explore opportunities to redefine the role of the built environment in supporting more experiential learning in the future.
  2. Propose strategies for designing effective hybrid learning settings that foster collaboration, experimentation, and community for disciplines that require hands-on learning.
  3. Justify the importance of cultivating “studio culture” in hybrid learning settings to provide greater equity in the education experience for all learners.
  4. Explain the value of designing educational spaces that support hybrid learning and are resilient to future shifts in technology and preparedness.


Olivia Birritteri, Student, Thomas Jefferson University
Amanda Bracci, Student, Thomas Jefferson University
Ryan Glick, Adjunct Professor of Architecture, Third Year Design Studio Coordinator, Thomas Jefferson University
Benjamin Hoffman, Student, Thomas Jefferson University
Gabriel Masters, Student, Temple University
Charles Rudalavage, Education Practice Area Leader, Gensler

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1 Unit (SCUP56C1297) | AICP CM 1 Unit

Recorded 7/12/21.

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