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Client: Scope: Big Bend Community College 2000 sq ft Completed simultaneously with STEM Learning Center
Project Description: EXTENDED LEARNING ZONES Encouraging Peer Engagement is the found-ation behind this renovation and addition. Through design we assisted the College in making the space more comfortable for students to gather, work in groups and seek out help in different subject matters. PEER GROUPS The College has found that retention rates increase when students are able to connect and form peer study groups. Creating space at the core of campus that has all resources (wifi, computers, plenty of plug-ins, printers) readily available is aimed at increasing the time students spend working in small groups and on campus.

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PROJECT BASICS This Project consisted of the following: Offices for Counselors to Advise Students in Private Setting Technology Equipped Study Rooms for Students to meet in Small Groups Computer Stations in Open Environment for Students to Use Technology Equipped Large Group or Individual Study Area that can be Closed Off and Used for Multiple-Purposes (Learning Studio, Large Meetings, Conference).