Swivel Seating in Large Lecture Theaters and Its Impact on Student Discussions and Learning

dc.contributor.author Ogilvie, Craig
dc.contributor.author Ogilvie, Craig
dc.contributor.department Physics and Astronomy
dc.date 2018-02-18T14:04:39.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T06:19:16Z
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dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2008
dc.date.issued 2008-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Well-designed university buildings and physical environments have a documented positive impact on student participation, engagement, and feelings of support and belonging. These factors are known to improve learning; however, it is hard to document the direct impact architecture has on student learning outcomes. Information on how specific design choices impact student learning would be tremendously beneficial to the development of new projects, and outcome data from prior remodeling projects could be used to inform the myriad choices architects and universities must make for new designs. This paper compares two different designs of remodeled, large lecture-theater designs: one with traditional tiered rows and one with swivel seating to facilitate face-to-face discussions during lectures and the impact these designs had on student learning. Both high- and low-performing students appear to have benefited from the swivel-seat discussions by the end of the semester, with potentially a larger benefit for stronger students.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Ogilvie, Craig A. "Swivel seating in large lecture theaters and its impact on student discussions and learning." <em>Journal of College Science Teaching</em> 37, no. 3 (2008): 50. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Educational Methods
dc.subject.disciplines Educational Psychology
dc.subject.disciplines Higher Education
dc.subject.disciplines Interior Architecture
dc.subject.keywords Educational Facilities Design
dc.subject.keywords Architecture
dc.subject.keywords Student Participation
dc.subject.keywords Theaters
dc.subject.keywords Program Effectiveness
dc.subject.keywords Lecture Method
dc.subject.keywords Outcomes of Education
dc.subject.keywords Comparative Analysis
dc.subject.keywords Universities
dc.subject.keywords Discussion
dc.subject.keywords Educational Environment
dc.subject.keywords Learning Processes
dc.subject.keywords College Students
dc.title Swivel Seating in Large Lecture Theaters and Its Impact on Student Discussions and Learning
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