Designing Post-Pandemic Learning Spaces

Tuesday, May 18 | 12:15PM–1:00PM ET
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Live Session

The pandemic has forever changed the college and university teaching and learning experience. Digital learning has never been more important or as successful. Yet through the pandemic, the physical learning environment has still maintained its core importance to the campus experience. What impact will the pandemic have on the design of physical learning spaces of the future? Will layouts change? Will new types of classroom technologies have greater importance? How can learning spaces take advantage of increased flexibility and greater opportunities for diverse learners across multiple dimensions? A multi-institution panel will address how each campus is designing learning spaces to succeed post-pandemic. The panel will discuss the new version 3 of the Learning Space Rating System and how it can be used to help evaluate the potential of these learning spaces to support the best possible learning in the future.


  • Adam Finkelstein

    Associate Director, Learning Environments, McGill University
  • Julie Johnston

    Director of Learning Spaces, Indiana University
  • Crystal Ramsay

    Senior Director, The Pennsylvania State University