Technology Showcase talks Making as Learning in K12 Workshop

makingaslearning_workshop2016The Atomic Object Technology Showcase at Grand Valley State University participated in the “Making as Learning: A Three Day Workshop” from August 2-4 that was held at Coopersville High School. This workshop was sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Information’s Making in Michigan Libraries Project.

Here is the session description from the workshop:

“The showcase at GVSU provides faculty, staff, and students with an immersive and engaging environment to: interact, discover, learn, and share how innovative emerging technologies can enhance teaching and improve student learning at GVSU.  As part of the showcase, the university provides makerspace resources to encourage faculty and students to think differently about the possibilities of using technology. In this session, participants will learn about the showcase, experience video in 360 degrees, and learn about success stories in leveraging emerging technology at GVSU.”

Justin Melick, Digital Media Developer in eLearning and Emerging Technologies and Paul Wilson, Emerging Technologies Specialist in the Atomic Object Technology Showcase provided an overview of the showcase and the making solutions that are offered to faculty and students.  In addition, they demonstrated Microsoft HoloLens as well as 360 camera technology.


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