Nearly half of instructors reported that they had introduced new lab exercises or assignments within an existing course, and…
“The biggest difference I noticed is in the teaching labs. We designed the teaching labs to have a lecture area and a lab area right next to each other.”
— Kevin Nichols, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Engineering Science
More than 90% of faculty describe their new STEM building as an excellent learning environment.
From a faculty perspective, the top 3 characteristics of the new teaching labs were:
Safety of working environment
Size or spaciousness of the teaching lab
Ease with which students can perform assigned tasks