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== '''Overview and Purpose''' ==
 
== '''Overview and Purpose''' ==
  
 
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Welcome to the exciting world of 3D Printing! This course will provide an overview on the technology of 3D printing, offer case studies on how it is being used and will off an opportunity to look into the future. Students will not only learn about the technology, they will create their own object to be 3D Printed!
  
 
=='''Needs Assessment'''==
 
=='''Needs Assessment'''==
  
 
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This course is designed to take someone with no previous experience with Digital Design for 3D Printing and bring them up to speed on the technology.
  
 
== '''Performance Objectives''' ==
 
== '''Performance Objectives''' ==
  
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By taking this course, you will learn:
  
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1. How a 3D Printer works
  
== '''Course Units''' ==
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2. Safety and proper operation
 
 
This mini-course includes the following units. Click the title of a unit to go to its page.  
 
  
[[Unit 1: xxx]]
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3. What a 3D Printer is used for and how it might be used in the future
  
Brief overview
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4. How to create a basic digital design for 3D Printing
  
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== '''Course Units''' ==
  
Brief Overview
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This mini-course includes the following units. Click the title of a unit to go to its page.
  
[[Unit 3: xxx]]
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Unit 1 - Safety
  
Brief Overview
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Receive a brief introduction to the world of 3D Printing and learn safe operation of a 3D Printer.
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Unit 2 - How does a 3D Printer Work
  
[[File:Studentsatcomputers.jpg|thumb|300px|left|something about the pic]]
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Learn how a 3D printer takes a digital file from a computer and creates a real world object you can hold in your hand.
  
To place the above picture, first I uploaded it using the Upload file button in left pane.
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Unit 3 - What is possible and what can be printed with a 3D printer?
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|thumb - puts the image in a frame and allows me to add a width for my image
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Learn what people are using 3D Printers for and what they might be used for in the future.
  
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Unit 4 - Digital Design for 3D Printing
  
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Learn how to use a free, open source software program to create digital designs that can be 3D printed.
  
|any text - place after the final pipe will be added as a caption to the image
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Unit 5 - In Person Workshop & Wrap up
  
The video for adding images can be found on youtube here.
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At our one day workshop, you will watch as a 3D Printer creates a print from your digital file!
  
 
==Extended Resources==
 
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Latest revision as of 09:19, 18 November 2015

ETAP 623 Spring 2015 taught by Byrne

Source: http:www/printrbot.com

Overview and Purpose

Welcome to the exciting world of 3D Printing! This course will provide an overview on the technology of 3D printing, offer case studies on how it is being used and will off an opportunity to look into the future. Students will not only learn about the technology, they will create their own object to be 3D Printed!

Needs Assessment

This course is designed to take someone with no previous experience with Digital Design for 3D Printing and bring them up to speed on the technology.

Performance Objectives

By taking this course, you will learn:

1. How a 3D Printer works

2. Safety and proper operation

3. What a 3D Printer is used for and how it might be used in the future

4. How to create a basic digital design for 3D Printing

Course Units

This mini-course includes the following units. Click the title of a unit to go to its page.

Unit 1 - Safety

Receive a brief introduction to the world of 3D Printing and learn safe operation of a 3D Printer.

Unit 2 - How does a 3D Printer Work

Learn how a 3D printer takes a digital file from a computer and creates a real world object you can hold in your hand.

Unit 3 - What is possible and what can be printed with a 3D printer?

Learn what people are using 3D Printers for and what they might be used for in the future.

Unit 4 - Digital Design for 3D Printing

Learn how to use a free, open source software program to create digital designs that can be 3D printed.

Unit 5 - In Person Workshop & Wrap up

At our one day workshop, you will watch as a 3D Printer creates a print from your digital file!

Extended Resources

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