U of I Speaker Series Examines How Building Design Affects Student Performance
January 27, 2020
BOISE, Idaho — Jan. 27, 2020 — How environmental factors like lighting, air quality and temperature impact student health and engagement is the subject of the next University of Idaho Vandal Voices, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in Amsterdam Lounge, 609 W. Main St., Boise.
“Classroom Quality: How Building Design Affects Student Performance,” will be presented by Damon Woods, a research assistant professor at the Integrated Design Lab in the College of Art and Architecture. Woods will explain what a well-designed classroom looks like and discuss how Idaho’s schools are measuring up.
The talk will end with a conversation about how Idaho’s parents, teachers and school board members can work to change poor classroom quality by discussing practical and economically viable ways to improve the indoor environmental quality and the energy efficiency of our schools.
Vandal Voices is a bi-monthly speaker series sponsored by the University of Idaho Boise. The series is designed to inform and engage Idahoans in the Treasure Valley about research and educational topics.
This event is free and open to the public, 21 years old and older. Space is limited, so please RSVP here.
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