Cool Atlanta Blog:Coffee Shop

Here the Cool Atlanta bloggers profile a cool spot to get coffee under the “coffee shops” umbrella of the main menu.  They felt that coffee shops were important enough to have a whole thread dedicated to the best ones of the city.  The black and white picture layered by the fancy blue words create a very nice, and elegant look to the page, leading one to draw conclusions about the quality of the...

Architectural Roadblocks Within The Classroom

Reading Summary #6 Transform, Interact, Learn, Engage; it sounds so familiar to us nowadays, because those are words that are being used so freely to describe our society’s necessity to adapt and move forward in our way of thinking and teaching. Transform, Interact, Learn and Engage; or better known as, “TILE”. It is a an acronym used to discuss the forward thinking and innovative learning centers being placed within the University of Iowa’s Campus’. Nowadays, everyone is looking for new ways to learn faster and gather information quicker than the person to their left or right. This has forced the world to adapt and start thinking of alternative learning styles that can help the new generation of students learn how they are meant to learn. The traditional class room was a blockade to the built environment of our classroom and required restructure for us to excel to our fullest potential. I mean, let’s be honest, how well do you pay attention in a classroom like this?   In this Journal of Learning Space, Vol 1, No 2; Sam Van Horne describes this necessity and backs up his claims based on factual evidence. Page 2, paragraph 2, he describes how even the size of the table made for the room is not by accident. In their findings, a table that is smaller than 7 feet would make students cramped but a table larger would promote table wide discussions. They were able to determine that a 7 foot wide table was the perfect size in diameter for promotion of collaboration and appropriate level of conversations. In a day in age, where...

Digital Record Perimeter College Face Lift

Built Environment Perimeter Collage Face Lift Georgia State University, Perimeter Campus – Clarkston Georgia Perimeter College had a facelift.  This mid-sized two-year college has transformed to become a bonified four-year institution.  Georgia Perimeter College has merged with Georgia State University to become one of the largest universities in the country. Exhibit one show GPC one year ago flying “Panther” colors with pride and documented distinction. There have been some infamous personalities who passed through these doors.  The new look comes with some opportunities that benefit students throughout Atlanta and surrounding vicinity.  Students will not have to travel so far to take a course.  The existing credit transfer eligibility will change to 100% credit for electives. The tuition cost will reflect the University standard across the board.  Tuition cost was the most attractive attribute of GPC community college.  Students from Georgia State University have taken advantage of the tuition variance for years. The image below is a pastel drawing of the signage in 2013 of Georgia Perimeter Collage, Clarkston campus facing west on South Indian Creek Drive. The drawing is by Don Norwood, on display in the Deans office. GSU signage Rendering commissioned for GPC Dean’s Office by Don...
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