UNC-Chapel Hill is an institution of innovative learning, where educators continually pioneer creative ideas for new curriculum. BeAM is here to help, supporting faculty and instructors who want to integrate design and making into their courses.
Instructors from more than 30 different academic departments have integrated BeAM-supported maker projects into their courses. BeAM supports many different types of maker project, from low-fidelity prototypes that students create at home, to complex digital design projects that students fabricate in the makerspaces.
Read this report from the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education to learn more about the positive impact of maker education on student learning and cognition.