Maker Studies Courses
Teacher preparation for making and makerspaces in educational settings. Topics include experiential learning and other applicable learning frameworks, facilitation strategies for making and makerspaces, learning activities and curriculum, and equipment, tools and supplies found in makerspaces.
ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English
Introduction to the Maker Movement, a survey of cultures, disciplines, materials, and technologies related to the traditions of making through time and around the world. Students will recognize key materials and techniques of disciplines including the arts, construction, engineering, and computer science to critically analyze and apply ways of creating that support an understanding of culturally significant work of diverse peoples and eras.
COREQ: Concurrent enrollment in any MAKR course
Academic support, supervised making and supervised use of campus makerspaces. Students work on assignments given in other CCSF maker-related credit and non-credit courses. Instructor assists students with makerspace tools, equipment, materials, and methods.
PREREQ.: MAKR 100
Students will complete cross-discipline projects of their own design. Each student will conceptualize, prototype, test, and develop a working model to prove their design using materials and techniques of traditionally disparate disciplines.