Sanders probed the relationship between the arrangement of chairs in classrooms and student engagement.
Can classroom window views improve grades, or do they just make students feel better?
Kang and Williamson investigated how hearing music influences learning a second language.
The BBC recently reported on a school being built for autistic students in England.
Autistic environments often aim to lower stimulary distractors, but sensory enrichment should not be overlooked.
Researchers at Rensselaer’s Lighting Research Center have found that exposing people to reddish light during the “post-lunch dip” can be advantageous.
Applying design research makes it more likely that environments support educational programs.
Information collected by McGraw-Hill during its 2012 Green Schools Study indicates that there are significant benefits from greening schools.
New research suggests that people developing spaces that will be used by autistic people, for example, as classrooms, should insure that those areas are pet friendly.
Miller-Cochran and Gierdowski have learned that flexible classroom design cost-effectively supports composition (writing) classes.