Co-creating opportunities for extracurricular design learning with mak-erspace students

Victoria Bill, Anne Laure Fayard

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    This paper details how student-led workshops can help nurture community in a makerspace and build design skills. Though both extracurricular design learning and peer-to-peer learning have been investigated in engineering education research, the combination of the two to promote a design thinking mindset and teach specific skills has not been fully developed. This paper details how this co-creation of extracurricular resources between peer teachers and faculty and staff mentors creates opportunities for students to learn prototyping and design-thinking to complement the more formal, in class engineering education. Student led workshops are presented as the start of a systemic series of extracurricular design learning experiences.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    JournalASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
    StatePublished - Jun 23 2018
    Event125th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition - Salt Lake City, United States
    Duration: Jun 23 2018Dec 27 2018

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)


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