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Know the Libraries
Purdue Libraries are leaders in creating active learning spaces to
support student-centered learning. Read about or
reserve IMPACT classrooms in the Libraries. Priority access is given to IMPACT’s Faculty Learning Community
instructor’s for course delivery. To learn about active learning
classrooms in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center,
Oblinger, D. (2005).
Leading the Transition from Classrooms to Learning Spaces.
Educause Quarterly, 1, 14-18.
Bennett, S. (2007). First Questions for Designing Higher Education
Learning Spaces. Journal of Academic Librarianship, Vol. 33, No. (1),
Weiner, S. Doan, T., Kirkwood, H. (2012),
The Learning Commons as a Locus for Information Literacy. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 17, 192-212.
Journal of Learning Spaces
G980D is located on the ground floor of the Hicks Undergraduate
Library. The room contains an instructor station with document
camera, 4 sets of large, flat screen monitors, several
whiteboards, and an ITaP print station. An instructor microphone
and whiteboard markers can be checked out from the Hicks iDesk.
This room is available for general reservations only after
The Parrish Library houses the Learn Lab, a medium computer lab
designed for innovative multimedia instruction. The Lab contains
40 computer terminals, one instructor station, 3 smart boards,
and several collaborative whiteboard huddle board stations. When
not reserved, the space becomes an open lab for students. This
room is also set up for BoilerCast audio capture.