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Spring 2019 Pop-Up Class Series

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 Matthew Treskon at mtreskon@loyola.edu.

QuickStart Class - Adobe Creative Cloud

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7-8:30 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Jay Dunmore

The Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of digital media tools that is free and available to all Loyola students and staff. In this class, you will learn about the mobile and computer software used for creation of sharable content. This class is suitable for both beginners and experienced users. Herbert Jay Dunmore, TV Studio Manager and Adobe Education Leader, will explain key concepts and strategies in a way that allows you to process them into valuable best practices.

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Making for the Health and Life Sciences

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 4-6 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Brian Zelip (Health Sciences Human Services Library - UMB)

This talk will explore makerspace use cases in health-related education, research and practice.
 
Brian Zelip is the Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He runs the Health Sciences and Human Services Library's Innovation Space, and gives workshops and talks related to 3D printing and open source software.

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Wild Fermentations: The Art of Making Bread

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 5 pm
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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.

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QuickStart Class - Adobe Spark

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 7-8:30 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Jay Dunmore

The Adobe Spark post software is used to create graphics and pages for the web and social media. Herbert Jay Dunmore, TV Studio Manager and Adobe Education Leader, will explain key concepts and strategies in a way that allows you to process them into valuable best practices. At the end of this class, participants will be able to create digital graphics for social media, websites and digital signage.

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Adobe Lightroom

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7-8:30 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Jay Dunmore

Adobe Lightroom is powerful software which enables effective photo management and image enhancement. Herbert Jay Dunmore, TV Studio Manager and Adobe Education Leader, will explain key concepts and strategies in a way that allows you to process them into valuable best practices. At the end of this class, participants will be able to develop a photo catalog, modify photos and process images for online/cloud storage.

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3-D Printing: New Dimensions for Teaching & Learning

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 3-5 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Kerry Boeye and Billy Friebele

What new possibilities does 3-D printing offer for teaching and learning? Join Billy Friebele and Kerry Boeye from the Fine Arts Department for a hands-on introduction to 3-D printing and the ways they use this technology for their courses. See how 3-D printing opens fresh, unexplored opportunities for experiential, engaged learning.

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Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 9 am-1 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Sherwood Olsen and Raenita Fenner

During this workshop students will learn the basic concepts of an IoT station that collects environmental data (temp, humidity, pressure) and uploads it to an Internet data collection site for storage and display. Students will be exposed to embedded programming concepts (Arduino), basic digital system design, and interfacing with Wi-Fi and the Internet.

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Explore the Universe with Virtual Reality

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6-8 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Louis Chad Smith (Space Telescope Science Institute)

Virtual reality technology provides us with the unique ability to travel to places we would not otherwise be able to reach and to experience events we would not otherwise be able to experience. The Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach has leveraged virtual reality technology to take you on a journey across the Solar System to get up close and personal with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Come witness the immense scale of Webb, learn about its engineering feats, or even take a journey into the heart of a protoplanetary disk –  just one of the many science themes that Webb will be exploring.  WebbVR is now available as a free download via Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/891960/WebbVR_The_James_Webb_Space_Telescope_Virtual_Experience/

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Learning LabVIEW: An Introduction

Friday, March 22, 2019, 3-5 pm
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Instructor: David Hoe and Mary Lowe

Participants will learn the basics of working with the graphical programming environment of the LabVIEW software to control the instrumentation on the National Instruments ELVIS III platform. For more information, contact Dr. David Hoe (dhhoe@loyola.edu).

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Paper Engineering

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6-8 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Suzanne Keilson

Make greeting cards, gifts, decorations which incorporate paper circuits using copper tape, and paper engineering.  The skillful placement of cuts and folds can yield remarkable results.

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Getting Started with Cricut Design Space and Cricut Maker

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5 - 7 pm
LNDL IdeaSpace/Innovation Station
Instructor: Youlanda Halterman 

Learn everything necessary to create with the Cricut Maker.  Participants will create a free user account, explore the Cricut Design Space interface, learn how and when to use the available design tools, and familiarize themselves with the features of the Cricut Maker.  At the completion of this workshop participants will not only walk away with an Easter treat but they will have the skills and confidence to tackle their very own custom projects with the Cricut Maker whether it’s customizing clothing and accessories, creating decorations, greeting cards, decals, or other creative projects. Those members of the Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University communities who complete the full session and sign the makerspace waiver will become certified to use the Cricut Maker at the Innovation Station.

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Learning LabVIEW: Working with Arduino Microcontrollers

Friday, April 12, 2019, 3-5 pm
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Instructor: David Hoe and Mary Lowe

In this pop-up class, participants will learn how to program an Arduino microcontroller using the graphical programming environment of the LabVIEW software. No prior experience with LabVIEW or Arduinos is required. For more information, contact Dr. David Hoe (dhhoe@loyola.edu).

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Fall 2018 Pop-Up Class Series

  • 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