LSC Guide II: questions that matter

The LSC Guide to the LSC Roadmap captures questions emerging from LSC Roundtables (2016 -2018), organizing them in a format useful for those responsible for spaces that matter in the undergraduate setting.

The notion of a Yardstick for Planning was introduced at the first LSC Roundtable at the Georgia Institute of Technology. It is metaphorical language that speaks of how much needs to be done before designing and digging. This dedication of significant time to think through the project is a critical time to get inside the institutional culture, to codify what is important to the institution.

We initiate this Guide with a Collection of questions that matter. These questions, reflecting roundtable discussions, can be addressed in an iterative fashion at different stages in the planning process. They are a resource for attention to spaces, be it remodeling, repurposing, building anew, and/or within discussions about other institutional initiatives.

Collection: questions that matter

I. Are We Prepared to Ask Audacious Questions?
II. Have We Put the Learner/User at the Center of Our Planning?
III. How Can We Capitalize on Relevant National Reports to Advance Our Planning?
IV. How Can We Capitalize on Existing Institutional Assets?
V. What Assumptions Do We Have About How Robust Learning Happens, About How Spaces Matter?
VI. How can spaces for learning help students find their way into the world?

(Additional postings to this Collection will be made on a regular basis.)