Maker Space

Planning for Higher Education Journal

Book Review: Academic Library Makerspaces

Built on the authors’ wide-ranging examination of the literature and examples drawn from a variety of higher education institutions, this book offers a detailed roadmap of steps and strategies for planning these facilities and successfully integrating them into the academic fabric of an institution.
Webinar Recordings

Coffee Chat: Maker Movement

Amid the pandemic, makers on campuses across the world have pitched in by crafting 3-D printed face shields, ventilator components, and other life-saving innovations. The value of the maker movement is apparent; but how do we adjust maker spaces to a quarantined, social-distancing world? SCUP members Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham and Heather Taylor moderated this discussion.
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Crafting an Innovation Landscape

The Innovation Landscape Framework is a tool for the integrated planning of initiatives that support innovation across campuses.
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Designing for STEM

Community colleges are developing sophisticated simulation laboratories, makerspaces, and innovation centers to prepare students to successfully enter the STEM workforce and meet the needs of high-tech employers.
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Designing Innovative Campuses for Tomorrow’s Students

Campus design and architecture will be the prime catalysts for transforming universities into our society’s engines of growth.
Conference Presentations

Planning and Designing for Innovation

This session is all about these innovation buildings—their design, use, and operations.
Conference Presentations

Planning for Future Learning

The session examines how North Carolina A&T State University (NCA&T) created an interdisciplinary engineering research and innovation facility centered around maker and fabrication spaces.
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Teaching, Learning, Doing in Collaborative Spaces

The intermingling of undergraduate students with grad students, post-docs, faculty, and commercial interests in one innovative facility results in better academic experiences.
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The Value of Higher Education Academic Makerspaces for Accreditation and Beyond

Institutions of higher education are incorporating makerspaces and skills on their campuses in support of institutional goals and accreditation requirements.
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University-Industry Collaborations Are Driving Creation of Next-Generation Learning Space

New spaces, ranging from fabrication and prototyping studios to innovation districts, reflect a growing entrepreneurship and maker culture and give students the tools they need to succeed in a rapidly evolving marketplace.