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Technology Instruction

Area 49 offers a number of learning opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and classes. Check them out below!

Click the dates to register and guarantee your spot for the trainings and workshops. If you haven't registered, feel free to show up for the session, and we'll get you in if space is available.

Trainings

3D Printers

Content: Learn to set your own prints on the 3D printers.
Location: Makerspace, Atkins 223
Sessions:
Thursday 1/23, 1-2pm
Wednesday 1/29, 11am-12pm
Tuesday 2/4, 1:30-2:30pm

Laser Cutter

Content: Learn to cut and engrave materials using the laser cutter.
Location: Makerspace, Atkins 223
Sessions:
Thursday 1/16, 11am-12pm
Wednesday 1/29, 3-4pm

Carvey CNC Router

Content: Learn to carve materials using the Carvey CNC Router
Location: Makerspace, Atkins 223
Sessions:
Thursday 1/16, 10-11am
Wednesday 1/29, 2-3pm

Visualization Lab

Content: Learn to use the equipment in the Visualization Lab, including the HTC Vive virtual reality system.
Location: Visualization Lab, Atkins 244
Sessions:
Friday 1/17, 10-11am
Monday 1/27, 3:30-4:30pm

Workshops

Making with Mark

Coming again soon!

Sewing

Coming again soon!

3D Modeling

Content: Learn how to construct your first design for 3D printing using TinkerCad (a drag-and-drop program).
Location: Makerspace, Atkins 223
Bring with you: Your laptop
Sessions:
Friday 1/17, 1-3pm
Monday 1/27, 1:30-2:30pm

Video Podcast

Content: Learn to create a video podcast in the EZ Video Studio. You will use the room’s built-in recording system and Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
Location: EZ Video Studio, Atkins 242
Sessions:
Coming again soon!

DSLR Photography Basics

Content: Learn the basics of DSLR photography.
Location: EZ Video Studio, Atkins 242
Bring with you: Your laptop
Sessions:
Coming again soon!

Classes

Instructors, if you would like to request an Area 49 session for your class, or even if you would just like to discuss possibilities, please email atkinstechsupport@uncc.edu

We can collaborate to develop workshops and activities that align with your course’s goals and will help your students think about topics in new ways. Possible focal points include:

  • Design thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • The basics of digital scholarship
  • Collaboration
  • Making or Makerspace use
  • Video development
  • Developing unconventional projects

Let us know if you have ideas or if you’d like to start developing something with us!

 

Technology Instruction