Thank you so much, Gail! We are in the beginning stages of design, and your comments were most helpful! Maria Gail Rowe wrote: > I like our design very much. It consists of a large l-shaped open area with > two large and two small work tables, plus a couch and easy chairs, and > bookcases overflowing with resources. There is one large room with table > and chairs (and VCR and monitor) for group projects or group tutoring. > There is a small testing room that also houses our ADA workstation. There > are three spaces for computers on 4.5' tables so there's lots of room for > students with their work spread out, working side-by-side or with a tutor: > one room with five computers, one with three computers (and other stuff) > and one open alcove with two stations and three study carrels. There is a > workspace area for networked laser printer, copier, supplies, phone, and > desk for workstudy. (Plus microwave, coffee-maker and fridge - we are very > food oriented!) And there are three offices shared by five faculty. All > the doors in the LAC have windows in them. > > We are located in the Campus Center which also houses the library with us > on the second floor. On the first floor are the bookstore, snack bar, > lounges, student services (Admissions, Registrar, Diversity Center, Student > Senate, etc.), three computer labs, the Math Dept and two classrooms. > > The space was originally designed with glass walls for a more open feeling, > but it was too expensive, and the privacy is nice - less distracting > probably. Good luck on planning your new space! > > Gail A. Rowe, Coordinator > Learning Assistance Programs > Southern Maine Technical College > 2 Fort Road > So. Portland, ME 04106 > www.smtc.net > > Maria McKinney wrote: > > > -What do you like about your location? What don't you like? > > -What do you like about your facilities? What don't you like? > > -How would you change your location on campus? your facilities? > > -How would you change your space logistically?