This may be less of a blog post and more of a discussion initiating question, but here goes:
We know it is exceptionally important to have instructor involvement and buy-in when designing new active learning classrooms. The reason- the design has to align with the instructor’s goals and pedagogy in order for it to be effective and successful. Instructors who are entrenched in traditional teaching methods will not utilize active learning spaces in the way they were meant; this could result in awkward and ineffective spaces.
My question is simply (and perhaps not as simply answered) how does your institution encourage instructor involvement in the classroom space design and technology integration for modern active and blended learning rooms?