Sakamaki D-101 accommodates class sizes of approximately 30+ students. There are 14 sliding opaque panels, white boards and walls to be used as writing surfaces. There is also a SMART Board and additional technology available.
Sakamaki D-102 accommodates class sizes from 15-18 students. BYOD requires you to bring a laptop to connect to AV (audio/video) options in all rooms.
Sakamaki D-103 accommodates class sizes from 20-24 students. BYOD requires you to bring a laptop to connect to AV (audio/video) options in all rooms.
"Student Testimonials 2014-2016"
“I loved how comfortable it was. How I could sit in a different position and location for every class.
The atmosphere was very conducive to listening, discussing, paying attention.”
“It was a more calming and comfortable atmosphere which helped with my learning.”
“What I liked most was the freedom to move around as ideas were taking root and discussion was on arise.”
“I thought the standing desks were awesome. Sitting down all day makes my body sore, so standing desks were refreshing.”
“Being able to write on the walls and sliding boards are awesome it doesn't feel like a classroom so my
mind is more creative.
I feel more creative.”
“Brainstorming for ideas on the whiteboards in groups and then "touring" the room to look at each group's ideas.”
“One experience involved the class breaking up into groups and drawing out the digestive pathway of
This was especially helpful for learning and allowed us to also teach other students.”
“We were able to get up and actually engage with the lesson, rather than sitting and listening.
A lot better especially for an 8 am class.”
“This classroom was perfect for doing things like visual interpretation of poetry, interacting with
literature through motion,
& allowed for friendship to be made amongst students, which I think made a huge difference.”
“We need to think outside the box and have way more class rooms like this.”
“The open leaning environment was very stimulating, it allowed me to engage better with classmates and professor.”
“In future classrooms I think students the classrooms should have standup desks.”
“I really liked the SIZ- it's a comfortable space that enhances a student's interest in learning..”
“It engages a social and interactive environment where students can share and expand ideas with the walls and the large monitor.”
“The set up of the room allowed me to speak up more than I would in a normal classroom.”
“Such a great environment for community building. Really brought our cohort together as one. White boards were great for group work.”
“Laid-back, relaxed atmosphere made it easier to learn and comprehend material.”
These unique innovative spaces are dedicated to scheduling academic courses.
They're not available for other academic events or activities. Mahalo!