AIA/CES Registered Provider Program Summary
Provider: SMITH SYSTEM FURNITURE/40107819
Length: 1 hour
Program #: APO40107819
Credits: 1 LU hour
Program Title: Attaining Positive Outcomes with Active and Collaborative Learning
Description: This educational program will help designers and architects have a better understanding of Active and Collaborative Learning as we progress to 21st Century Education. The content assists architects and designers to communicate effectively with school personnel about learning concepts, learning modalities and engagement space. An examination of the modern learner will highlight the impact technology has on cognitive learning. Attendees will be challenged to recognize how students learn and how student-centered pedagogy has positive and measurable social impacts to better prepare students for life after formal education. Looking at the dynamics of active learning, attendees will see the relationship the environment has on overall student engagement. This course will also identify helpful concepts that aid in the design of the educational space to achieve measurable student outcomes.
Learning Objectives: After completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Have knowledge of higher order thinking and learning modalities as they relate to design
2. Understand the motivations of the modern learner and the impact technology has on cognitive learning
3. Know the dynamics active learning and teaching strategies have on social integration and the relationship it has to the physical being, mental connectivity and student engagement.
4. Identify key learning spaces of the active and collaborative learning environment and the positive impact they have on students with measureable outcomes
How Taught: The CES facilitator utilizes a PowerPoint or slide presentation to provide an in-depth overview of Effective Learning Environments. The session will encourage feedback and questions. This session will challenge participants to think about the learning process and the significant impact that design can have on student performance.
Facilitator Qualifications: Molly Risdall Parnell and Steve Pryor have over 30 years of combined experience in the educational furniture industry. Actively involved in with educators throughout the United States they have hands on experience with the implementation of 21st Century Collaborative environments. Backgrounds also include the successful development of products for modern educational environments.
Target Audience: Architects, specifiers, interior designers, owners and other design professionals. The ideal audience size can be 10-20 people. This program is basic and meets the needs of professionals at every experience level when designing K-12 and higher learning educational facilities.
Costs: There is no cost to bring this program into your firm or chapter meeting.
For more information: Call (972) 398-4050 to schedule a presentation. Your AIA/CES Deliverable
• Program Summary
• Certificates of Completion