EDspaces 2022 EDsession Program & Schedule


Acoustics and Educational Pedagogy – The Synergy Between

  • Description: Undesirable acoustics in educational spaces have long been considered averse to our goals to effectively teach, create, collaborate, listen, and learn. The impact on students’ academic achievement, social adaptation and mental health can be vast and long lasting. In this class we will examine impact of different sound problems and how introduce solutions to mitigate them. Learn about solutions that create synergy between the architecture and the classroom environment to optimize student learning, student recruitment, and teacher retention.
  • Date:Wednesday, November 2
  • Time:1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time
  • Location:EDspaces Classroom D139
  • Track:Pedagogy/Student Outcomes
  • Audience:Architects & Designers, Educational Institutions
  • Learning Objective 1:Understand basic classroom acoustics.
  • Learning Objective 2:Identify the factors that affect our acoustic experience in a space and explain why noise distracts and impacts us.
  • Learning Objective 3:Understand the impact of sound on productivity, creativity, educational performance.
  • Learning Objective 4:Identify supporting classroom environment changes that improve educational performance.
  • Credit:AIA LU, IDCEC
Sue Ann Highland
School Specialty
Slavi Younger