9133. 7 Things You Should Know About.... Makerspaces

DateJuly 18, 2013Time2:00 - 3:00 pm
LocationJones Library-105
DescriptionAudience: Faculty/Staff, Teachers of Record, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Open to participants outside of Baylor community

The 7 Things You Should Know About... series from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) provides concise information on emerging learning technologies. A makerspace is a physical location where people gather to share resources and knowledge, work on projects, network, and build. Makerspaces provide tools and working room in a community environment-a library, community center, private organization, or campus. Many are primarily used for technological experimentation, hardware development, and idea prototyping, but increasingly, self-directed individual inventors and creative teams are using makerspaces to build projects in fields other than engineering and technology. Makerspaces are zones of self-directed learning, providing a physical laboratory for inquiry-based learning and validating the drive for discovery that defines the researcher and the scholar.Read More »
PublisherTraining & Development
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