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BeAM Course Design Resources

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Faculty-Created Guides

Makerspace FLC faculty have created resource guides centered on a particular topic related to makerspace learning. Click on a title below to expand that section and read more about that particular guide.

Author: Suzanne Lye, Classics

This guide offers insights from Dr. Lye’s CLAS 59 course related to the assessment of student presentations on their makerspace projects.

Link: https://beam.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/16534/2021/02/LyeBeAMPresentationAssessment.pdf

Author: Suzanne Lye, Classics

This guide offers insights from Dr. Lye’s CLAS 59 course related to the tracking and reporting of group work in makerspace courses.

Link: https://beam.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/16534/2021/02/LyeBeAMGroupProjects.pdf

Author: Claudia Yaghoobi, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

This guide offers insights from Dr. Yaghoobi’s ASIA/PWAD 69 course related to the creation of curated, public-facing exhibits as a way to focus and share student makerspace work.

Link: https://beam.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/16534/2021/02/YaghoobiBeAMExhibition.pdf

Author: Gabriela Valdivia, Geography

This guide offers insights from Dr. Valdivia’s triple-I course, IDST 117, related to incorporating embroidery projects into academic coursework.

Link: https://beam.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/16534/2021/02/ValdiviaBeAMEmbroidery.pdf/

Author: Alecia Septer, Marine Science

This guide offers insights from Dr. Septer’s MASC 442/BIOL 447 related to using peer evaluations and self-reflections to motivate students throughout the iterative design process.

Link: https://beam.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/16534/2021/02/SepterBeAMPeerReflection.pdf

Author: Malgorzata (Gosia) Lee, Romance Languages

This guide offers insights from Dr. Lee’s triple-I course, IDST 117, related to incorporating maker projects into large courses.

Link: https://beam.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/16534/2021/02/LeeBeAMLargeClasses.pdf

Author: Anne MacNeil, Music

This guide offers insights from Dr. MacNeil’s MUSC 63 course related to supporting the iterative design process in maker courses.

Link: https://beam.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/16534/2021/02/MacNeilBeAMIterativeDesign.pdf

Author: Kristin Papoi, School of Education

This guide offers insights from Dr. Papoi’s EDUC 615 course related to supporting students in designing educational materials and toys using the makerspaces.

Link: https://beam.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/16534/2021/02/PapoiBeAMEdTools.pdf

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