Gould Digital Commons

“Walk into most computer labs and you’ll see a lot of students staring at their screens, sequestered in a world of their own. Walk into Gould Hall’s Digital Commons…and you’ll see students grouped around conference tables, sharing ideas, collaborating on projects.”

From Digital Advantage: Creating Futures through a Student-Centered, Technology-Rich Environment, CAUP VIEWS, Autumn 2005

Society of College and University Planners: De-formalizing Classroom Spaces for Student Centered Learning, Kevin Kane and David Strauss presentation at SCUP national conference

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