Companies in Texas’ upper panhandle need to fill a skills-gap in various disciplines, especially process technologies and instrumentation due to the strong presence of refineries. Additionally, in the words of Tim Fangman, an instructor at the College, “These companies informed us that these skilled workers needed specific hands-on training that Amatrol equipment could provide.”
For Built-Rite, the Studio System introduces the ability to make quick-turn mold assembly components with a process that is far less labor-intensive than other equipment in their machine shop and more cost-competitive than a third-party prototyping firm.
In McAllen, Texas, a district whose student population is 95% Hispanic(1), a true dual language curriculum is an absolute necessity. McAllen Independent School District has made Living with STEM the standard for delivering science education in their SciTEX science labs, equipping 19 elementary schools with the LJ Create hands-on kits for active learning and computer-based curriculum.
Case Western Reserve University established the Sears think[box] as an innovative and entrepreneurial space for every student on campus and the surrounding community. As one of the largest university-based innovation centers in the world, Sears think[box] provides an environment where hands-on education, design, development and product commercialization not only take place, but intersect.
A Colorado teacher has figured out how to use 3D printing to take his students to outer space. Matthew Brown teaches engineering and design, sustainability, renewable energy and construction at Lakewood High School and Warren Technical School, both in the Jefferson County, Colorado, school district. When Brown received a new equipment budget a few years ago, he took the opportunity to add a...
Alaska Department of Corrections' (ADOC) Goose Creek Correctional Center (GCCC) opened in July 2012 and houses over 1,500 inmates. It is a mini-mum and medium custody facility for men. With over thirty newly established vocational programs, GCCC's mission emphasizes rehabilitation and re-entry into society.
At STARBASE Minnesota, a non-profit educational organization serving nearly 4,000 students each year from more than 30 inner city schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul, instructors have found an assignment that eliminates this aversion – have the students plan a mission to Mars that includes building working rockets.
The program’s aerospace-themed curriculum provides a technology-rich...
Tongji University’s new 3D printer enables students to quickly create 3D models of their designs on a Objet30 Pro 3D Printer. Learn more in this 3D Printing Architecture Edcuation Case Study.
“3D printing overcomes technical barriers for students. What used to be strenuous to produce by traditional methods can now be done with the press of a button. The process is simpler than we expected but the impact has been remarkable as it inspires students and induces creative thinking.”
Hillsborough Community College (HCC) was looking for a vendor to supply professional 3D laser scanning systems for their electronics engineering classrooms to bring greater opportunity for hands-on learning with industry standard equipment to better prepare their students for their fields.