Active Learning Through Makerspaces

Co-Sponsored by the University of Saint Mary and Northeast Kansas Library System

Thursday March 16, 2017 9:30am-3pm
DePaul Library at the University of Saint Mary 4100 S. 4th St., Leavenworth, KS 66049

This event will take place during the University’s spring break, so plenty of parking will be available.

Participants are encouraged, but not required, to bring laptops and mobile devices.

You’re invited! This session will benefit librarians, instructors and staff from: K-12 schools, colleges, universities and public libraries.

Join us for a day focused on makerspaces in schools and libraries. Learn what tools are needed, liability issues, security and inventory control. This hands-on workshop will present you with six different makerspace projects to tinker and use in your library’s makerspace. Throughout the day, we will explore the concept “Less Us, More Them” and have an opportunity to network.

Facilitated by Anna J. Catterson, Ph.D.; Educational Technology Coordinator / Researcher at Emporia State University.

Stay after the conclusion of Dr. Catterson’s presentation at 3:00pm for an optional 30 minute tour of the DePaul Library special collections. More information on the collection is available at this link

Registration form open until March 9th. Use this link to register. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided.

Download the entire workshop description below.