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Active Learning Classrooms

The Libraries are home to multiple active learning spaces which are designed to encourage student collaboration, peer teaching, and active problem-based learning over a traditional lecture. Rooms are equipped with flexible furniture and digital technologies that enable group work and the practice of active learning techniques.

For more information of active learning environments and resources available across Northwestern, visit the Digital Learning website. 

The Innovation Lab

The Innovation Lab (or NU Library B183) is a teaching innovation lab, where instructors and students can experiment with active learning techniques and interactive tools. The Innovation Lab is available for reservation to faculty, staff, and graduate students.

Location: University Library, B183
Capacity: 24 people
Technology: Solstice and Cisco Spark board

Complete the request form to book the space for a single or recurring reservation. Contact consultant@northwestern.edu with questions. 

Mudd Library classrooms

The active learning classrooms in Mudd Library are available for single reservation by faculty and verified teaching assistants looking to partner with the Libraries to enhance a course. No recurring reservations will be accepted at this time.

Large classroom, 2210

Location: Mudd Library, 2210
Capactity: 60 + speaker
Technology: Solstice screensharing

Small classroom, 2124

Location: Mudd Library, 2124
Capactity: 16 + speaker
Technology: Solstice screensharing

Contact mudd@northwestern.edu for more information or to book either of the spaces.