10.0597 design of space

WILLARD MCCARTY (willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Wed, 15 Jan 1997 20:28:20 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 10, No. 597.
Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (Princeton/Rutgers)
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Information at http://www.princeton.edu/~mccarty/humanist/

[1] From: "Craig A. Berry" <craig-berry@nwu.edu> (11)
Subject: Re: 10.0589 design of space

At 10:24 PM +0000 1/14/97, Francois Lachance wrote:

>I recently sat in on a computer applications workshop and I was struck
>by the layout of the room. A language lab had been equipped with
>terminials all lined in up in rows. My own subjective opinion rated
>the quality of the interaction in this milieu as low.

There is a classroom at Stanford furnished with nothing but ethernet ports
and beanbag chairs. Students come in, check out a laptop, and invent their
own layout, which can of course be changed at will.

Craig A. Berry craig-berry@nwu.edu