eCraft2Learn inviting for Craft- and Project-based Making

20. Nov. 2018

eCraft2Learn invites you to join a hands-on workshop for crafting/learning

eCraft2Learn invites you to follow up on a hands-on workshop for crafting and project based making, held as preconference activity.

Workshop time and date: 09:30 – 17:30 on 22 Nov 2018

Workshop place: Light a Bot MakerSpace, Botania, Joensuu

Cost: Free


Morning session – keynote and presentations

– Registration and morning coffee (09:30 – 10:00)

– Introduction to the workshop – interactive activity among participants (10:00 – 10:10)

– Keynote lecture – Q&A (10:10 – 11:10)

– eCraft2Learn – lessons learnt and topics related to technical and pedagogic research on making and digital fabrication for STEAM learning (11:10 – 11:45) (download here)

– Empowerment by Making – experiences with the Deutsche JuniorAkademien (11:45 – 12:05) (download here)

Lunch break (12:05 – 13:05)
Afternoon session – hands-on activities

– Hands-on experiences with the eCraft2Learn ecosystem and its pedagogical integration with technologies for making – group work using Raspberry Pis/laptops, Arduinos, electronics, and AI-extensions to the Snap! Visual programming language, through the pedagogical framework of the project. Participants will experience first-hand completing a simple project which involves using electronic components, visual programming, and crafts. Flash lessons will be given on the use of electronics. Two levels of difficulties will be available according to how fast the participants progress with developing the task (13:05 – 15:35)

Coffee Break free networking (15:35 – 16:00)

– Wrap up – task outcome presentations by the audience. Tips and best practices to take away, what have we learnt and where to find help. Invitation to the eCraft2Learn open community (16:00 – 16:45)


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