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1992

Theses/Dissertations

East Tennessee State University

Architecture

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Revitalization Of School Facilities, Andrea B. Coffey May 1992

Revitalization Of School Facilities, Andrea B. Coffey

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The purpose of this study was to analyze current practices in the revitalization of school buildings and assimilate data that can be used by school administrators to make informed decisions about the revitalization of school facilities. Through a review of literature, elements for planning the revitalization of school facilities were identified and analyzed. These elements were included in an interview guide used during on-site visits to selected revitalized schools. Nine schools renovated since 1985 in Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina were chosen to participate in the study. The treatment of data was reported around the use of identified elements of ...


Guidelines For Planning Future Public School Facilities: A Trends-Oriented Approach, Harold E. Coffey May 1992

Guidelines For Planning Future Public School Facilities: A Trends-Oriented Approach, Harold E. Coffey

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The purpose of this descriptive qualitative study was to establish guidelines for planning future public school facilities based upon identified global, societal, and educational trends that would most likely highly impact upon the types of public school facilities that will be built in the future. Based upon an extensive literature review, interviews with educational practitioners and facility specialists, and on-site visits to 15 schools in four states, 66 guideline elements were developed. These elements were submitted in a questionnaire/rating sheet format to a researcher-selected jury of 13 national educational facility planning specialists (100% Response Rate) for their evaluations. The ...