Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

3D printing is a part of the digital maker movement and aids in educating future professionals with reshaping the process of prototyping and production for STEAM content areas such as business, health care, engineering, art, and a significant number of other industries. Saint Mary’s University in Winona has been exploring the impact of 3D printing with lesson planning as a method of engaging students in the digital maker movement. Faculty are using 3D models, problem-based learning, and experiential learning to expose students to design concepts, creative work, and innovative technology. This session will describe how 3D printing is being applied to engage students through the use of technology as well as the successes and struggles of incorporating the use of 3D printing in an academic environment. Art, Chemistry, and Education faculty will share their approaches to engage in academic 3D printing experiences with undergraduate students.

Keywords

3D printing, makerspace, STEM, art, chemistry, K12 education

Related Website

http://www.smumn.edu

Audience Focus

Both K-12 and Higher Education

Start Date

7-30-2015 8:15 AM

End Date

7-30-2015 9:15 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Jason Spartz is the Director of Instructional Technology at the undergraduate campus of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota located in Winona MN. Specific areas of interest commonly revolve around the impact of technology on student learning and faculty instruction.

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Jul 30th, 8:15 AM Jul 30th, 9:15 AM

Exploring and Connecting 3D Printing to Teaching and Learning

3D printing is a part of the digital maker movement and aids in educating future professionals with reshaping the process of prototyping and production for STEAM content areas such as business, health care, engineering, art, and a significant number of other industries. Saint Mary’s University in Winona has been exploring the impact of 3D printing with lesson planning as a method of engaging students in the digital maker movement. Faculty are using 3D models, problem-based learning, and experiential learning to expose students to design concepts, creative work, and innovative technology. This session will describe how 3D printing is being applied to engage students through the use of technology as well as the successes and struggles of incorporating the use of 3D printing in an academic environment. Art, Chemistry, and Education faculty will share their approaches to engage in academic 3D printing experiences with undergraduate students.

https://pubs.lib.umn.edu/minnesota-elearning-summit/2015/program/23