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Bennett, S. (2009). Libraries and learning: A history of paradigm change. Libraries and the Academy 9(2), 181-197.

Bligh B. & Crook C. (2017) Learning Spaces. In E. Duval, M. Sharples & R. Sutherland (Eds.), Technology Enhanced Learning (pp. 69-87). Springer.

Brooks, D. C. (2012). Space and Consequences: The Impact of Different Formal Learning Spaces on Instructor and Student Behavior. Journal of Learning Spaces 1(2), 1–16.

Brown, M. & Long, P.D. (2006). Trends in Learning Space Design. In D.G. Oblinger (Ed.), Learning Spaces. Educause.

Canadian Library Association. (2014). Leading learning: Standards of practice for school library learning commons in Canada.

Casanova, D., Di Napoli, R., & Leijon, M. (2018). Which space? Whose space? An experience in involving students and teachers in space design. Teaching in Higher Education23(4), 488–503.

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment.  (2010). Creating excellent primary schools: A guide for clients.

Department of Education and Training. (2018). Through growth to achievement: Report of the review to achieve excellence in Australian schools.

Elliott, C. (2010). School library to learning commons: Planning the journey. Synergy, 8(2).

Ellis R.A., Goodyear P., & Marmot A. (2018). Spaces of Teaching and Learning: An Orientation. In R. Ellis & P. Goodyear (Eds.), Spaces of Teaching and Learning. Understanding Teaching-Learning Practice (pp. 1-11). Springer.

Federation University. (2020). Structuring physical spaces.

Finley, T., & Wiggs, B. (2016). Rethinking classroom design: Create student-centered learning spaces for 6-12th graders. ProQuest Ebook Central.

Fisher, K. D. (2012). The new learning environment: Hybrid designs for hybrid learning.

Gibbons, S. (2016, July 31). Design Thinking 101. Nielsen Norman Group.

Gibbons, S. (2017, November 5). UX mapping methods compared: A cheat sheet. Nielsen Norman Group.

Gibbons, S. (2018, January 14). Empathy mapping: The first step in design thinking. Nielsen Norman Group.

Grazotis, J. (2017). Unlocking the third space: Activating your library. Scan, 36(1).,-2017/unlocking-the-third-space-activating-your-library

Harris, S. (2010). The Place of Virtual, Pedagogic and Physical Space in the 21st Century Classroom. Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning.

Harrison, A., & Hutton, L. (2013). Design for the changing educational landscape: Space, place and the future of learning. ProQuest Ebook Central.

Holland, B. (2015, January 15). 21st-century libraries: The learning commons. Edutopia.

Hutchinson, O. [Media Learning Technologies]. (2011, Mar 14). The impact of innovative learning space at Aston [Video]. YouTube.

Interaction Design Foundation. (n.d.). Problem Statement.

Johnson W.M., & Khoo M.J. (2018). Analysing the Learning Commons in the Digital Age. In R. Ellis & P. Goodyear (Eds.), Spaces of Teaching and Learning. Understanding Teaching-Learning Practice (pp. 105-128). Springer.

Joint Information Systems Committee. (2006). Designing spaces for effective learning: A guide to 21st century learning space design. HEFCE.

Kobza, C. [Educause]. (2015, June 22). 5 Tips for Active Learning Space Design [Video]. YouTube.

Lippincott, J. K. (2009). Learning spaces: Involving faculty to improve pedagogy. Educause Review, 44(2), 16 – 18.

Lizzio, A., Wilson, K., & Simons, R. (2002). University students’ perceptions of the learning environment and academic outcomes: implications for theory and practice. Studies in Higher Education, 27(1), 27–52.

Loertscher, D. V. & Koechlin, C. (2014). Climbing to excellence: Defining characteristics of successful learning commons. Knowledge Quest. Library Spaces, 42(4), 1-10.

Loertscher, D. V., Koechlin, C., Zwann, S., & Rosenfeld, E. (2011). The New Learning Commons: Where Learners Win!: Reinventing School Libraries and Computer Labs (2nd ed.). Learning Commons Press.

Ministry of Education. (2016, November). Flexible Learning Spaces How the design of spaces can help student achievement.

Neill, S. & Etheridge, R (2008). Flexible Learning Spaces: The Integration of Pedagogy, Physical Design, and Instructional Technology. Marketing Education Review, 18(1), 47-53.

Stevens, E. (2019, January 14). How To Define A Problem Statement: Your Guide To The Second Step In The Design Thinking Process. Career Foundry.

Thomson, P. (2010). Whole school change: A literature review (2nd ed.). Creativity, Culture & Education Series.

Topçu, E. (2013). Learning and environmental design: Softer learning spaces. ArchNet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research7(2), 311–317.

University of New South Wales. (2018). Learning environments – Active learning spaces: Best practice guide.

Wall, G. (2016, November). Report: The impact of physical design on student outcomes. Ministry of Education.

Walden, R. (2015). Schools for the Future Design Proposals from Architectural Psychology. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden.