New EXplorations in Teaching - Pre-Conference Workshop

Pedagogy + MakerSpace

  • When: Thursday, February 28th
  • Where: The University of Akron’s Bierce Library
  • Time: 9:00am to 3:30pm

Workshop Schedule

10:00 am - 10:30 am Introductions and Tour of MakerStudio
10:30 am - 12:00 pm How UA built their program, what they learned, cost to start up, ongoing costs and, other considerations.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 3:30 pm Classroom and Pedegogical uses of MakerStudio
  • 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Dr. Jordan Renna
  • 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Dr. Sucharita Ghosh
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Dr. Lis Regula
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Karen Plaster
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Dr. Patricia Vinyard

Workshop Parking

  • Lot 24S
  • 301-331 E Buchtel Ave
  • Akron, OH 44304

Note: There is a parking lot that says visitor parking across the street from the North Campus Parking Deck. Do not park there, as you will have to pay an hourly rate. The parking pass provided will allow you to park in any other deck or surface lot. Parking Pass will be available soon. Please check back.

Download Parking Pass

Additional Notes

There is a Starbucks located in the main lobby of the Library if you would like something to eat / drink for breakfast. Lunch is provided.

If you have any questions regarding the pre-conference workshop, please contact Maria Hawkins at or 330-972-8814.