550. Demonstration

Definition

A room or group of rooms used to practice, within an instructional program, the principles of certain disciplines such as teaching, child care or development, and home management or economics.

Description

The key criterion here is practice activity within an instructional program which closely simulates a real-world or occupational setting. Includes demonstration day care and development centers, laboratory schools and home economics or management houses, when these facilities are used for practice as a part of collegiate training or instruction. Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2006). Postsecondary Education Facilities