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STEM Education Center

SEMINAR Registration

Registration is on a first-come/first served basis. There is no cost to attend seminars and participants will be given CPDUs. All seminars meet at the SXU Chicago campus. Please contact Julie Reinhart at jreinhart@sxu.edu or 773-341-5030 with any questions.

Seminar 1: Getting Started with Makerspaces in K-8 Schools

Seminar Description: Learn the basics of Makerspaces during this 2-hour seminar. Makerspaces are spaces where students can build, invent and create. Participants will learn how they can use Makerspaces to enhance learning experiences for students, by allowing students to create and invent. This seminar will cover the basics of Makerspaces using examples of Makerspace activities that incorporate 3D printers, electronics, robotics, (including Parallax and Lego) and craft supplies. (2 CPDUs)

Dates/Time: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 
Location: Chicago Campus, Driehaus Room 3921
Instructors: Julie Reinhart, Ph.D., Professor, School of Education and Liam Briick, Graduate Assistant, School of Education

Seminar 2: Getting Started with 3D Design and Printing for K-8 Students

Seminar Description: This seminar will introduce participants to the use of 3D design in the K-8 classroom. Participants will explore 3D software tools and learn how they can get started using such tools in their own educational environment. (2 CPDUs)

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Chicago Campus, Driehaus Room 3921
Instructors: Julie Reinhart, Ph.D., Professor, School of Education and Liam Briick, Graduate Assistant, School of Education

Registration

Registration for the seminars is now closed. We have reached our maximum capacity for each seminar.