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Fall 2022 Pop-Up Class Series

This semester's pop-up classes will take place virtually and in-person, promising a wide variety of new skills and knowledge!  The following pop-up classes are open to the Loyola and Notre Dame communities. If you have any questions, ideas for potential pop-up classes, or would like to teach a future class, contact Clara Love at cmlove@loyola.edu

Be sure to register by close of day before classes to receive Zoom link.

Intro to Zotero

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 5-6 pm
Virtual
Instructor: Kate Strain

Learn how to use Zotero a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. 

Register for Intro to Zotero

Intro to Canva

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 4-5 pm
Virtual
Instructor: Kate Newton

Learn how to use Canva, a versatile and free graphic design tool.

 

Register for Intro to Canva

The Art of Making Bread

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 5-6 pm
In Person at Donnelly Science Building
Instructor: Andrew Schoeffield

Good bread warms both the heart and the soul. This beginners class shows you just how easy it is to make your own bread. It also explores why it is probably a good idea to make our own bread, rather than purchasing the bread-like products available at the store.

Register for The Art of Making Bread (*capped at 15)

Artificial Intelligence and Amazon Web Services

Monday, October 17, 2022, 12-1 pm
Virtual
Instructor: Dobin Yim

Learn the basics of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and explore simple artificial intelligence widgets. 

 

Register for Artificial Intelligence and Amazon Web Services

Wearable Electronics

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 5-6 pm
In Person at LNDL IDEASpace
Instructor: David Hoe and students 

Learn how to add colorful and flashing LEDs to your clothing! No experience with electronics or computer programming required. Participants will learn to work with a Gemma microcontroller and Neopixel ring from Adafruit

 

Register for  Wearable Electronics

Tinker with Adafruit Playground Express

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 5-6 pm
In Person at LNDL IDEASpace
Instructor: Suzanne Keilson

Explore programming, circuits and various DIY maker projects with the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express. Start programming right away with built-in features and sensors for sound, light, temperature, and motion sensors.

Register for Tinker with Adafruit Playground Express

Intro to Digital Mapping in ArcGIS

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 12-1 pm
Virtual
Instructor: Clara Love

Get started using the free geographic information system ArcGIS to create digital maps for research, teaching, and digital scholarship!

Register for Intro to Digital Mapping in ArcGIS

Intro to ArcGIS StoryMaps

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12-1 pm
Virtual
Instructor: Clara Love

Learn how to use ArcGIS StoryMaps to create a virtual narrative experience for your research project! This software enables you to incorporate photos, videos, audio files, and more to create an immersive storytelling experience from your research. In this class, you’ll learn the benefits of including a StoryMap in your digital scholarship project and how to use this software.

Register for Intro to ArcGIS StoryMaps

Make a Quilt Square

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 4-5 pm
In Person at LNDL IDEASpace
Instructor: Amanda Kramer

Learn how to piece together and sew a quilt square using a geometric pattern in this hands-on class!

Register for Make a Quilt Square

Zine Making

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 4-5 pm
In Person at LNDL IDEASpace
Instructor: Mallory Walker

A zine (pronounced “zeen”) is a small-batch, self-published DIY magazine made popular in the 1990s in punk subcultures as a way to share information and ideas amongst local communities. This workshop will take you through the origin of zines and zine culture and teach you the basics of zine creation. By the end of the pop up, you’ll have one “master flat” to photocopy and share with the world! 

Register for Zine Making

Past Pop-Up Classes

Spring 2022

  • The History of Video Games
  • The Art of Making Bread
  • Tinker with Adafruit Circuit Playground Express
  • Playing in Adoptable Data Sets
  • Intro to Zotero
  • ArcGIS StoryMaps

Fall 2021

  • Basic Amazon Cloud (AWS)
  • adafruit Circuit Playground Express
  • Introduction to Sew ART
  • Recycled Paper Making
  • History of Video Games
  • Creating Digital Maps in ArcGIS
  • ArcGIS StoryMaps

Spring 2021

  • Using the SmartMarker
  • Design to 3D Print a Customized Keychain using TinkerCad
  • Intro to ArcGIS
  • The Creative Cloud
  • Wild Fermentations: The Art of Making Bread
  • ArcGIS StoryMaps
  • Copyright for Creators: Music and Sampling
  • Laser Engraving a Photo
  • Pandemic Pizza
  • Copyright for Creators: Graphic Arts and Design
  • Laser Engraving Vector Graphics
  • Learn the Basics of Amazon Cloud (AWS) and Explore Simple Artificial Intelligence Widgets

Fall 2020

  • Smartmarker
  • Mask Making
  • Photography with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Games as a new literacy tool: Teaching and Learning Through Games and Virtual Reality Technology
  • Working with Fonts in Cricut Design Space
  • Learn the Basics of Amazon Cloud (AWS) and Explore Simple Artificial Intelligence Widgets
  • Sticker Making with Cricut Print Then Cut
  • Velfie Videography with Adobe Premiere Rush
  • Creating Digital Maps in ArcGIS
  • ArcGIS StoryMaps
  • Pandemic Pizza: Because it's better than frozen!
  • Getting Started with RDWorks and Laser Cutting
  • Create a Dancing Robot with the Society of Women Engineers
  • Designing for Social Media with Adobe Spark
  • Learn to Knit

Spring 2020

  • Adobe Premiere Rush
  • Wild Fermentations: The Art of Making Bread
  • AI Petting Zoo
  • Creating Maps for Fun and Research: GIS for Beginners
  • Getting Started with Cricut Design Space
  • Learn the Basics of Amazon Cloud (AWS) and Explore Simple Artificial Intelligence Widgets

Fall 2019

  • Drones, 3D modeling, and 3D printing
  • VR Cheap and Easy: Google Cardboard and Classroom Applications
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Health Making
  • Wild Fermentations: The Art of Making Bread
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Lego Mindstorms
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT) Basics using Arduino Microcontrollers
  • Metal Art Welding
  • Creating 360 degree Videos for Teaching

Spring 2019

  • QuickStart Class - Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Making for the Health and Life Sciences
  • Wild Fermentations: The Art of Making Bread
  • QuickStart Class - Adobe Spark
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • 3-D Printing: New Dimensions for Teaching & Learning
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop
  • Explore the Universe with Virtual Reality
  • Learning LabVIEW: An Introduction
  • Paper Engineering
  • Getting Started with Cricut Design Space and Cricut Maker
  • Learning LabVIEW: Working with Arduino Microcontrollers

Fall 2018

  • Wild Fermentations - The art of making bread
  • Art Welding Training with LOYOLA Engineering
  • Wearable Electronics
  • Indoor Drone Racing
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop
  • Enter the Maker: Unleash Your Creativity and Rule the World (or at Least, Your Classroom)!
  • Adobe Lightroom : Image Enhancement & Photo Management Like a Boss
  • Paper Engineering