Why You Want a Noisy School Library: Q+A

July 31, 2018

Why You Want a Noisy School Library: Q+A

Remember college and that lecture class where the professor stood at the front of the room and repeated facts to hundreds of students for hours? Then, the test was based on what you memorized? The days of regurgitation as a means to success are on the way out.

At theUniversity of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas, library director Danielle Dion is part of a team embracing active learning throughout campus. Her school partnered with Steelcase Education and became the first to take advantage of the Active Learning Center Grant for its library — transforming part of it into a hub of activity. 360 caught up with Danielle at Educause 2017 where she spoke about her school’s active learning journey to creating innovative learning spaces

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