Designing an outdoor learning lab for the elementary school setting

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dc.contributor.advisor Ferguson, David L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Shearon, Gregory Glenn en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:39:17Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:39:17Z
dc.date.created 2001 en_US
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier LD2489.Z75 2001 .S54 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/187023
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this creative project was to develop a master plan for an outdoor learning lab for Daleville Elementary School (DES) in Daleville, Indiana. Utilizing a formal design process, including surveys, case study research, and site analysis, the best solution was devised specific to the needs of DES. Along with a design team from Daleville, additional DES faculty responded to a written survey to validate requests for various features. Daleville students participated in a design workshop to express their own ideas for outdoor learning activities and features. A site analysis was conducted on the school grounds utilizing criteria set for features within the design program. Three concepts were generated, leading to the development of the master plan. The research and design process used to create the master plan have provided data suitable for further research and concepts for outdoor learning labs in the elementary school setting.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Landscape Architecture
dc.format.extent iv, 149 leaves : ill., plans (some col.) ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Outdoor learning laboratories -- Design and construction. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Outdoor learning laboratories -- Planning. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh School grounds -- Design. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Outdoor learning laboratories -- Designs and plans. en_US
dc.title Designing an outdoor learning lab for the elementary school setting en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.L.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1244862 en_US


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