Director of Learning Spaces for Indiana University, USA
Julie Johnston is the Director of Learning Spaces for Indiana University. This position manages four entities of UITS Learning Technologies: Classroom Technology Services, Learning Space Design, Collaboration Technologies, Student Technology Computing, and Technology Center Consulting. Along with managing these services, she is ultimately responsible for the design of Learning Spaces for the campus, specifically active learning classrooms, informal learning spaces, and student technology center spaces. She was actively involved in assisting with the launch of Indiana University’s new active learning initiative, Mosaic (mosaic.iu.edu). Mosaic was launched in 2015 to create a campus wide support and commitment to innovative spaces and faculty development and support in these spaces.
Summary In this workshop, participants will develop their own strategies for launching a system-wide active learning initiative. After we briefly outline Indiana University’s approach, highlighting successes and lessons learned, we will engage the audience in guided group work to explore how they are–or how they could be –approaching classroom design and faculty development for active […]