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The Most Flexible Immersive Learning Space in the World 

A bold title? Not when you're talking about the Smith Learning Theater. In Gary Natriello's words, it "underscores our commitment to producing unconventionally collaborative, custom-designed, authentic learning experiences that are playful, valuable, and inspiring." I'm grateful to have played a role in bringing this space into existence for the past 3 years. I'm excited to see …

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Gymnasiums as “Learning Theaters”? 

If you had a high school gymnasium, how would you turn it into a technology-friendly space for teaching, learning, and research? As part of the Gottesman Libraries team, I'm currently involved in developing the concept of a "learning theater" — both programmatically and architecturally. Pulling this concept out of primordial soup of imagination (if such a space already …

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Flashcards for training 

Earlier this year we implemented a new staff-side training tool at the Gottesman Libraries: flashcards. That doesn't sound progressive (it's rote learning!), but we're using a very cool tool developed by Teachers College alum Andrew Cohen: Brainscape. Our library has a public knowledge base (FAQs), and a staff knowledge base that is more extensive, but …

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Opening Up Museums 

I really enjoy Nina Simon's blog, and her recent talk is especially exciting: Museum 2.0: Opening Up Museums: My TEDxSantaCruz Talk. With an upcoming year-long exhibition highlighting the 125-year history of Teachers College, EdLab designers are focused on eliciting "audience" participation in our exhibition environment – three floors of Russell Hall (nearly 30,000 sq. ft.!). …

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Two More Years of Library’s Scholars’ Lab 

Mellon Grant Extension Boosts Digital Humanities Graduate Training Program. It's always interesting to see the funding trends in the area of the "digital humanities." In this case, the buzz is about UVA's "Library's Scholars' Lab" getting additional grant funding. Here's an additional note on where the money's going: The Mellon funding will also allow …

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