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3D printing in social education: Eki-Fab and student PBL
Author(s): Masato Makino; Azusa Saito; Mai Kodama; Kyuuichiro Takamatsu; Hideaki Tamate; Kazuyuki Sakai; Masato Wada; Ajit Khosla; Masaru Kawakami; Hidemitsu Furukawa
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Paper Abstract

Additive manufacturing or 3D printer is one of the most innovative material processing methods. We are considering that human resources for 3D printing would be needed in the future. To educate the abilities of the digital fabrication, we have the public digital fabrication space “Eki-Fab” for junior and high school students and Project Based Learning (PBL) class for undergraduate students. Eki-Fab is held on every Saturday at the Yonezawa train station. In the “Eki-Fab”, anybody can study the utilizing of 3D printer and modeling technics under the instruction of staff in Yamagata University. In the PBL class, we have the class every Thursday. The students get the techniques of the digital fabrication through the PBL.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 2017
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10167, Nanosensors, Biosensors, Info-Tech Sensors and 3D Systems 2017, 101670W (17 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2265037
Show Author Affiliations
Masato Makino, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Azusa Saito, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Mai Kodama, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Kyuuichiro Takamatsu, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Hideaki Tamate, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Kazuyuki Sakai, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Masato Wada, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Ajit Khosla, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Masaru Kawakami, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Hidemitsu Furukawa, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10167:
Nanosensors, Biosensors, Info-Tech Sensors and 3D Systems 2017
Vijay K. Varadan, Editor(s)

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