This integrated collection of perspectives on the spaces of teaching and learning uses ‘learning space’ to place educational practice in context. It considers the complex relationships involved in the design, management and use of contemporary learning spaces. It sheds light on some of the problems of connecting the characteristics of spaces to the practices and outcomes of teaching and learning. The contributions show how research into learning spaces can inform broader educational practices and how the practices of teaching, learning and design can inform research.
What does it take to be a productive member of a multidisciplinary team working on a complex problem? Increasingly, work in the 21st century begs questions like this. As an answer to this question, Lina Markauskaite and Peter Goodyear respond that one needs to have epistemic fluency to be a productive member of a multidisciplinary team working on a complex problem.
How can we improve education?
The last 30 years have seen great advances by looking at learning scientifically, and from many disciplinary perspectives.
Dr Hongzhi Yang presented her recent research on 15 May, discussing the topic of Perezhivanie during the professional experience: the nexus between pre-service teachers’ emotional experience and cognitive development. See below or go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FEofMJQ_AM