Book Chapter

The Missing Link: Aligning Blended Curricula with Physical Learning Spaces in Health Interprofessional Education

Jonas Nordquist, Kenn Fisher

Spaces of Teaching and Learning Integrating Perspectives on Research and Practice | Springer | Published : 2018


This chapter addresses the topic of aligning physical learning spaces with contemporary curricula in medicine and health professions education on university campuses. It is argued that the design of physical learning spaces is more important than ever at a time of an increased use of virtual learning approaches and a rapidly changing health landscape. The section discusses how to develop an educational building program of new learning spaces and how to repurpose existing spaces. A conceptual framework is based on the four scales—the networked learning landscape model—which was developed to assess existing learning spaces , analyze them in relation to emerging curricula and to design new lear..

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