Acoustics http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/39041/more en New Manhattan school sensitive to the needs of autistic students http://asumag.com/interior-design/new-manhattan-school-sensitive-needs-autistic-students <div class="node-body article-body">A school dedicated to students diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities will open later this month in the Upper West Side. </div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/interior-design/new-manhattan-school-sensitive-needs-autistic-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/interior-design/new-manhattan-school-sensitive-needs-autistic-students#comments Acoustics Interior Design Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:07:00 +0000 46061 at http://asumag.com Michael Grimm Michael Grimm Classroom Acoustics http://asumag.com/exclusive/classroom-acoustics <div class="field-byline"> Eric P. Wolfram </div> <div class="field-deck"> The classroom serves as the acoustic venue for primary and secondary education. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The classroom serves as the acoustic venue for primary and secondary education.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/exclusive/classroom-acoustics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/exclusive/classroom-acoustics#comments Acoustics Technology & Communications Bonus Content Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:00:00 +0000 10611 at http://asumag.com Listen and Learn http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/listen-and-learn <div class="field-byline"> Jeffrey Fullerton and Peggy Nelson </div> <div class="field-deck"> The updated ANSI classroom acoustics standard remains an important element of classroom design at all levels. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The updated ANSI classroom acoustics standard remains an important element of classroom design at all levels.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/listen-and-learn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/listen-and-learn#comments Acoustics Energy Tue, 01 Feb 2011 17:00:00 +0000 9729 at http://asumag.com Sounds Off http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/sounds <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy (mkennedy@asumag.com) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Controlling background noise and reverberation can provide a more effective learning space.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Controlling background noise and reverberation can provide a more effective learning space.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/sounds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/sounds#comments Acoustics Energy acoustics acoustics standards asumag.com/energy asumag.com/energy/acoustics background noise classroom noise Communication echoes reverberation Tue, 01 Jun 2010 16:00:00 +0000 16807 at http://asumag.com Case Study: Acoustical Panels Help Transform Auditorium http://asumag.com/acoustics/case-study-acoustical-panels-help-transform-auditorium <div class="node-body article-body">The Forte ceiling panels made a stunning acoustical transformation to our auditorium for both the audience and performers, says Bill Davern, director</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/acoustics/case-study-acoustical-panels-help-transform-auditorium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/acoustics/case-study-acoustical-panels-help-transform-auditorium#comments Acoustics Fri, 01 Jan 2010 17:00:00 +0000 16367 at http://asumag.com Acoustics http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/acoustics <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy (mkennedy@asumag.com) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Some schools use amplification to boost a teacher's voice, but acoustics advocates say such systems should be a last resort.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some schools use amplification to boost a teacher's voice, but acoustics advocates say such systems should be a last resort.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/acoustics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/energyacoustics/acoustics#comments Acoustics Energy Acoustical Society of America acoustics adjacent classrooms advocates of good classroom acoustics American National Standards Institute American School and University amplification systems should be a last resort amplify a teacher's voice ASA asumag.com/energy asumag.com/energy/acoustics better voice-to-background noise ratio education institutions education institutions should design new or renovated classrooms to conform with acoustics standards guide on acoustics in learning spaces install amplification systems in classrooms interfere with learning maximum background noise in an unoccupied classroom should be 35 decibels New Zealand Ministry of Education noise from outside the classroom can't be controlled not substitute for good acoustical design signal-to-noise ratio needed for effective learning Some schools use amplification to boost a teacher's voice but acoustics advocates say such systems should be a last resort sound amplification sound amplification should not be used routinely in small mainstream classrooms sound insulation teacher voice-amplification systems teacher's voice does not project sufficiently voice-amplification system Sun, 01 Feb 2009 17:00:00 +0000 15903 at http://asumag.com Inside: Acoustics http://asumag.com/acoustics/inside-acoustics <div class="node-body article-body">Retrofitting noisy classrooms; adopting acoustics standards.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/acoustics/inside-acoustics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/acoustics/inside-acoustics#comments Acoustics Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 9987 at http://asumag.com Acoustics: Sounding off http://asumag.com/blog/acoustics-sounding <div class="node-body blog-body">A recent topic on Schoolhouse Beat The Blog got readers' attention: The Prince George's County (Md.) district and voice amplification systems.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/blog/acoustics-sounding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/blog/acoustics-sounding#comments Acoustics Schoolhouse Beat Thu, 01 May 2008 16:00:00 +0000 24061 at http://asumag.com Facility Planning: Say it Again http://asumag.com/constructionplanning/facility-planning-say-it-again <div class="field-byline"> James E. Rydeen </div> <div class="field-deck"> Classroom acoustics: Can't hear? Can't learn! </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Classroom acoustics: Can't hear? Can't learn!</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/constructionplanning/facility-planning-say-it-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/constructionplanning/facility-planning-say-it-again#comments Facility Planning Acoustics Tue, 01 Apr 2008 16:00:00 +0000 13723 at http://asumag.com Know-How: Acoustics http://asumag.com/acoustics/know-how-acoustics <div class="field-deck"> Administrators must account for noise from a building's infrastructure to ensure proper classroom acoustics. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Administrators must account for noise from a building's infrastructure to ensure proper classroom acoustics.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/acoustics/know-how-acoustics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/acoustics/know-how-acoustics#comments Acoustics Sat, 01 Mar 2008 17:00:00 +0000 16044 at http://asumag.com