According to EdSurge News, Bryant University’s new Academic Innovation Center (AIC) exemplifies the classroom of the future. Bryant built on lessons learned from its faculty, the University’s prototype classrooms, spaces and programs at other leading institutions, and makerspaces in the Tech industry to create a new genre of academic building.
Science is a Human Endeavor
University of Scranton
The most powerful scientific tool is the human mind, especially when it collaborates with others. This interdisciplinary facility is designed around non-lab learning spaces that are comfortable, inviting, and promote interaction, compelling faculty to redefine how they think of and use learning spaces, and reconceive how they educate students.Advancing Mission Energy Decisions
A first-of-its-kind facility is redefining the collegiate educational experience.
The dental school’s goal is for this facility to become the best dental school in the world, graduating the best trained dental professionals.
Through the consolidation of science programs, this inter-connected center helps foster the interdisciplinary activities inherent in contemporary science education and research.
College and university makerspaces provide key opportunities for academic and entrepreneurial innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and ways to facilitate new paradigms for learning and teaching, but importantly, they can also provide the campus with a renewed sense of community. More