Effective Environmental Factors on Designing Productive Learning Environments

نوع مقاله: مقاله پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture and Urban Design, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran.

2 Ph.D. Student of Architecture, School of Architecture and Urban Design, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran.

3 Ph.D. Student of Architecture, School of Architecture and Urban Design, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran...

چکیده

Educational spaces play an important role in enhancing learning productivity levels of society people as the most important places to human train. Considering the cost, time and energy spending on these spaces, trying to design efficient and optimized environment is a necessity. Achieving efficient environments requires changing environmental criteria so that they can have a positive impact on the activities and learning in users. Therefore, creating suitable conditions for promoting learning in users requires full utilization of the comprehensive knowledge of architecture and the design of the physical environment with respect to the environmental, social and aesthetic dimensions; Which will naturally increase the usefulness of people in space and make optimal use of the expenses spent on building schools and the time spent on education and training.The main aim of this study was to find physical variables affecting on increasing productivity in learning environments. This study is quantitative-qualitative and was done in two research methods: a) survey research methods (survey) b) correlation method. The samples were teachers and students in secondary schools’ in Zahedan city, the sample size was 310 people. Variables were extracted using the literature review and deep interviews with professors and experts. The questionnaire was obtained using variables and it is used to collect the views of teachers and students. Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was 0.89 which indicates that the information gathering tool is acceptable. The findings shows that there are four main physical factor as: 1. Physical comfort, 2. Space layouts, 3. Psychological factors and 4. Visual factors thet they are affecting positively on space productivity. Each of the environmental factors play an important role in improving the learning quality and increasing interest in attending learning environments; therefore, the desired environment improves the productivity of the educational spaces by improving the components of productivity.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

Effective Environmental Factors on Designing Productive Learning Environments

نویسندگان [English]

  • Hamidreza Azemati 1
  • Zinat Aminifar 2
  • Somayeh Pourbagher 3
1 Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture and Urban Design, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran.
2 Ph.D. Student of Architecture, School of Architecture and Urban Design, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran.
3 Ph.D. Student of Architecture, School of Architecture and Urban Design, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran...
چکیده [English]

Educational spaces play an important role in enhancing learning productivity levels of society people as the most important places to human train. Considering the cost, time and energy spending on these spaces, trying to design efficient and optimized environment is a necessity. Achieving efficient environments requires changing environmental criteria so that they can have a positive impact on the activities and learning in users. Therefore, creating suitable conditions for promoting learning in users requires full utilization of the comprehensive knowledge of architecture and the design of the physical environment with respect to the environmental, social and aesthetic dimensions; Which will naturally increase the usefulness of people in space and make optimal use of the expenses spent on building schools and the time spent on education and training.The main aim of this study was to find physical variables affecting on increasing productivity in learning environments. This study is quantitative-qualitative and was done in two research methods: a) survey research methods (survey) b) correlation method. The samples were teachers and students in secondary schools’ in Zahedan city, the sample size was 310 people. Variables were extracted using the literature review and deep interviews with professors and experts. The questionnaire was obtained using variables and it is used to collect the views of teachers and students. Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was 0.89 which indicates that the information gathering tool is acceptable. The findings shows that there are four main physical factor as: 1. Physical comfort, 2. Space layouts, 3. Psychological factors and 4. Visual factors thet they are affecting positively on space productivity. Each of the environmental factors play an important role in improving the learning quality and increasing interest in attending learning environments; therefore, the desired environment improves the productivity of the educational spaces by improving the components of productivity.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Space Productivity
  • Educational Space
  • Learning
  • Attendance
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