New Learning Spaces are designed to increase active learning and to support a more student-centred approach to teaching and learning. While new learning spaces vary in their exact characteristics, they typically are:
Interactive teaching methods significantly improved student attendance and doubled both engagement and learning in a large physics class compared to another class undertaking the same course through 3 hour traditional lectures.
The University of British Columbia (2011, May 12). Interactive teaching methods double learning in large undergraduate physics class: UBC research.