Discussion of the Maker Movement in Education

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Central Library
201 W Mifflin St
Madison, WI

Discussion of the Maker Movement in Education: Teaching and Learning Spaces at the Intersection of Architecture, Engineering, and Creativity Keynote: Erica Halverson, Associate Professor, UW-Madison Department of Curriculum and Instruction Erica Halverson will kick off the UW-Madison Arts Business Research Symposium with a discussion on the Maker Movement and its emerging role in the arts, education, and business landscapes. Through a grant from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Halverson has been studying what and how people learn in makerspaces - communities of practice that live at the intersection of art-making, engineering, and entrepreneurship. Her talk will include a chance for attendees to co-participate in a maker experience with Madison Public Library's new maker program called The Bubbler.

Event Cost: Free
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Pre-Registration?: No
American Sign Language (ASL) Provided?: No