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Acknowledgements

There are several people I want to recognize for their involvement and support of 
this research project. First is Dr. George H. Copa, my major professor, whose 
mentorship, insight, and wisdom inspired excellence in learning, process, and product. 
Second are the participants who were willing to give their time and energy in pursuing 
ways to improve learning, specifically collaborative, project-based learning by 
identifying features of the physical learning environment that support and enhance the 
learning process. The members of my graduate committee, Drs. Warren Suzuki, Shirley 
Anderson, Earl "Joe" Johnson, and Barbara Roth, provided guidance through thoughtful 
query and suggestions for improvement.

The staff of Pathworks Design, Corvallis, Oregon, produced the graphical 
representations of the designs created by the participants of the study and images 
portraying the research process and the interactive graphic illustrating the findings of the 
study. I also want to acknowledge the National Research Center for Career and Technical 
Education for supporting this research project by granting me a Graduate Student Award. 
The National Research Center, PR/Award (No. V051A990006) is supported by the 
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U. S. Department of Education. However the 
contents do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of the Office of Vocational 
and Adult Education or the U. S. Department of Education.

 

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Phase II Research Participants

Siebran Baars, Senior Architect
Grunstra Architecten Groep BNA
The Netherlands
011 31 57 36 96
grunstra@grunstra.nl   
staro@bna.nl
 

James Biehle, AIA
Inside/Out Architecture, Inc.
Clayton, MO
314-863-7877
rkitec@swbell.net 

Norm Dull, Principal
Dull Olson Weekes Architecture
Portland, OR
503-226-6950
NormD@dowa.com  

Timothy Dufault, Principal
Cuningham Group
Minneapolis, MN
612-379-5542
tdufault@cuningham.com 

Yael S. Kinsky, AIA
Kinsky Architects and Urban Designers
Israel
Kinsky@netvision.net.il  

Research Participant List, Phase III

Timothy Buckley, Architect
LSW Architects, PC
Vancouver, WA 
360-694-8571 | tbuckley@lsw-architects.com

Frieda Campbell-Peltier, Faculty
Portland Community College
Portland, OR

Marilyn Johnson, Director
Science Education
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland, OR

Patricia J. Harlan, Student
Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA

Rita Hennessy, Faculty
Lane Community College (retired)
Portland Community College
Portland, OR

Bruce Jilk
Architect and Educational Planner
Atelier/Jilk
Afton, MN
651-998-0514 | bajilk@attbi.com

Lynette Pollari, Architect
Thompson Pollari Studio
Scottsdale, AZ
480-429-3527 | TPS@qwest.net

Jim Simpson, Assoc.Vice President
Workforce Development and Adult Education
Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL
904-632-5049 | jsimpson@fccj.org

Stephen Thompson, Architect
Thompson Pollari Studio
Scottsdale, AZ
480-429-3527 | TPS@qwest.net

Ralph Willson, AIA, Principal
LSW Architects, PC
Vancouver, WA
360-694-8571 | Ralph@lsw-architects.com

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