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3D Printing: What's Realistic for TVIs?

This free one-hour webinar will provide an overview of 3-D printing technology, with an emphasis on teaching and learning strategies. This presentation will cover typical costs, material uses, and design technology for creating 3-D tools to the classroom.

Learning Goals and Objectives

Participants will:
  • Compare common types of printers and materials used in 3-D printing
  • Troubleshoot common issues of maker technology
  • Modify lesson plans and themes to include 3-D models
  • Define CAD and identify leading CAD technologies

Introducing the presenters

Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron are the co-founders of Nonscriptum LLC. Their Pasadena-based consulting and training firm focuses on teaching educators and scientists how to use maker tech. Joan is an MIT alumna, recovering rocket scientist and educator, and Rich is an open-source 3D printer hacker who designed the RepRap Wallace and Bukito printers.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 1 – 2 PM Eastern Time
The webinar will be recorded and available to view at a later date for those who are unable to attend live.


Event Date: 

Feb 28, 2018



Posted by Susie Adams

Previous comments for 3D Printing: What's Realistic for TVIs?

Susie Adams commented on January 31, 2018

Great Topic! I am very interested.