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...

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Annotated Bibliography

The evidence that can be found for the thesis is on the sites’ airport information page and also the passenger information page. The more you explore on the topic you are writing your thesis the more you will find the subliminal messages throughout the page or content you have clicked on. For example, my topic was racism and Atlanta is the home for civil rights, but when i went onto the history page for the 1960’s there was not a single piece of information about segregation or desegregation at the airport. The airport, I am positive places amongst the interior and exterior was segregated, such as seat, water fountains, dining areas, bathrooms, and etc.. The company could be doing this to only highlight the “good parts” about the airport to continue to bring in potential and returning customers .Some areas tend to hide the more disturbing parts of history, to keep their business afloat. No one would not want to think about the person sitting next to them was once discriminated against only 50 years ago. You can also find more information throughout links, pictures, videos, reports, facts, frequently asked questions, sounds, and so...
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