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3D Printing and Laser Engraving Workshop

Tuesday, April 18, 3-4:30 p.m.--ECS building, rooms 107, 175 and 143
Learn to use the 3D printers and laser engraver in the Innovation Floor. These are the perfect tools for helping bring your new ideas to life quickly. This event is free to all DU students, faculty and staff. The workshop is open to individuals from any discipline/department. Due to space constraints, the workshop is limited to the first 15 participants per session. Please register

Product Sketching and Design Visualization Workshop

Thursday, April 20, 4-6 p.m.--ECS building, rooms 107, 175 and 143
Learn how to visualize an object in 3D and translate that in 2D to paper to help communicate your ideas. This workshop is led by master sketcher, professional designer and Professor of Industrial Design Bill McCune. You will not want to miss this workshop. Learn the basics of getting your thoughts onto paper and start to communicate your design quickly and effectively. Please register

i want to be a hacker

Sunday, April 23, 2-4 p.m.—Shwayder Art Building, C-Cubed Studios
This workshop will provide an introduction to using the Commandline. Learn to do cool and useful stuff the old school way, no GUI required!

Enhancing Your Teaching with Primary Sources: Immersion in the Digital and Physical Archives

Monday, April 24, noon-1:30 p.m.—The Loft (AAC room 340)
The University Libraries holds incredibly rich digital collections that offer teaching opportunities across the disciplines, and the physical rare books and archival documents can be creatively used to open students' eyes to the magic of handling rare and unique materials. This panel presentation will feature faculty from a variety of disciplines, who will discuss how they collaborate with librarians and curators to teach students how to find primary sources and analyze them in a meaningful way. Please register to join us for this panel presentation. Lunch will be provided. Facilitated by Kate Crowe, curator of Special Collections & Archives. Panelists include: David Daniels, Writing Program; Carol Helstosky, History; Christy-Dale Sims, Communication Studies; Hilary Smith, History; Annette Stott, Art History.

exploring project-based learning

Thursday, May 4, 2-3 p.m.--OTL Conference Room (AAC room 345)

In project-based learning environments, students develop knowledge and skills through the investigation of authentic problems or questions. In this workshop, we will discuss the essential design elements that contribute to student engagement and learning in these environments, as well as the potential rewards and challenges of teaching with this approach. Participants will have the opportunity to consider ways in which they might apply this approach to their own teaching. Please register