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EdTech on Making Maker Spaces Work

EdTech on Making Maker Spaces Work

In a recent issue of EdTech, Melissa Delaney outlined some useful lessons for successful maker spaces: Partner with other programs and groups. Borrow high-tech tools from engineering or broadcasting facilities on campus, suggests Steven Bell, associate university librarian at Temple University. Interact with makerspaces in your area, advises Tom Armstrong, who runs the Whale Lab […]

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Maker Spaces, Problem-based Learning and the Manufacturing Revival

Maker Spaces, Problem-based Learning and the Manufacturing Revival

The New England Journal of Higher Education has a piece on the role higher education is playing in New England’s manufacturing revival through the proliferation of such facilities as “Maker Spaces, Fabrication Labs, Hacker Spaces and Tech Shops” that introduce students to the processes involved in design, prototyping and manufacturing itself. This activity is responding […]

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