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Fall 2021 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 Matthew Treskon at mtreskon@loyola.edu.  Stay tuned for updates as the fall schedule is finalized with some additional offerings!

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

Learn the Basics of Amazon Cloud (AWS) and Explore Simple Artificial Intelligence Widgets

Monday, November 1, 2021, 1 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Matthew Treskon

What is AWS and what can you do with it? Learn how to set up an AWS Educate account and explore ways you can leverage its capability to deploy simple artificial intelligence widgets such as semantic analysis and feature recognition. Q&A following.

 

Register for AWS Session

Tinker with Adafruit Circuit Playground Express

Thursday, November 4, 2021, 7 pm
CI&E Annex
Instructor: Suzanne Keilson

The Adafruit Circuit Playground express is an excellent platform for exploring programming, circuits and various DIY maker projects.  You don’t have to solder or sew.  There are a number of built-in features and sensors that allow you to start programming applications right away.  This includes sound, light, temperature, and motion sensors built right in.

Register for Adafruit session

Introduction to Sew ART

Monday, November 8, 2021, 2 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Youlanda Halterman

In this introductory session, we will use the digitizing software SewART, to convert simple images into an embroidery file format that can be stitched using a computerized embroidery machine.   Participants may download the 30 day trial version of the software from S&S computing on their own PC’s to follow along for this session, but a full functioning licensed copy is available at the Innovation Station. 

 

Register for Intro to Sew ART

Recycled Paper Making

Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 4 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Anastatia Zita

With consumerism threatening the preservation of earth, it’s time to get back to our roots! Learn to create your own paper with different organic dyes and recycled materials.

 

Register for Recycled Paper Making

History of Video Games

Thursday, November 11, 2021, 3 - 6 pm
LNDL
Instructor: Henrique Rocha

Learn about the history of video games and then play/experiment with apps on the VR Classroom computers!

 

Register for History of Video Games

Creating Digital Maps in ArcGIS

Thursday, November 18, 2021, 5 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Clara Love

Learn how to use ArcGIS software to create digital maps! These maps can be posted on digital scholarship sites and are a great way to visualize location data for your research projects. In this class, you’ll learn about all the tools this software has to offer, as well as how to create, edit, and publish a map of your own.

Register for Digital Maps in ArcGIS

ArcGIS StoryMaps

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 5 pm
Zoom
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 ArcGIS StoryMaps

Past Pop-Up Classes

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