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Wheelock College Earl Center for Learning and Innovation
180 The Riverway
Resource Center Manager
The grand opening for the Earl Center for Learning and Innovation is tomorrow, Wednesday, May 15, 4:30-6:00 p.m. and we're having both a #ThrowbackTuesday and a #LookForwardWednesday with two new posts!
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Resource Center first opened in 1967 in the basement of the Classroom Building. The Teacher Education Department had expressed a need for a place within the College where materials used for learning experiences with children could be collected, housed, and used with students in their professional course. The Parent’s Committee of the College contributed funds from their annual drive to make the Resource Center a reality. The Resource Center was created with the vision of…
- Bringing the mission of the College to life, where students and faculty could learn to apply conceptual understandings explored in course work
- Fostering a hands-on, developmental approach to learning
- Providing space and resources with which to experiment, create, and develop curriculum materials
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The new Earl Center for Learning and Innovation is the bright, airy learning space the Resource Center (read about it!) now calls home. The new Center combines all the services, collections, and functionality of the old facility with exciting new technologies for learning and teaching. Such tools as iPads, touchscreens, and collaborative technology workspaces will greatly enhance the teaching and learning experience for Wheelock students as they produce their own their own work and as they develop learning materials and experiences to take to their practica.
The Earl Center layout and furnishings are focused on flexibility and collaboration. Lightweight, mobile seating and tables allows the creation of small collaborative spaces as needed. Mobile whiteboards can be moved into the workspace for brainstorming sessions. Display screens throughout the Center can be used for collaborative project development...