What is it?

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The Makerspace Coordinator is a certificate program that is designed for people who are seeking employment in fabrication laboratories and makerspaces within community centers, libraries, and educational settings. The program provides instruction and support for building models and prototypes, strategies to spark innovation and invention, and creative problem-solving and collaboration. This certificate is ideal for classified and certificated personnel at school sites, community center volunteers and employees, librarians and assistants, and anyone interested in becoming a creative and collaborative member of a makerspace.

Certificate Course Requirements

Required core content (15 units):

LINC75A – Introduction to Instructional Design & Technology, 3 units

LINC 77A – Design Thinking Process, 2 units

LINC77B – Design Thinking and Tinkering, 2 units

LINC78A – Computational Thinking for Educators, 2 units

LINC 73H – Adobe Illustrator Overview, 1 unit

LINC78C – Project Based Technology Projects, 2 units

LINC84B – 3D Design and Fabrication, 2 units

LINC 58A – E-Portfolio, 1 unit


Electives: (3 units):

LINC 77C: Design Thinking for Teachers, 2 units

LINC77D – Design Thinking Challenges, 2 units

LINC 78B: Block-based programming, 2 units

LINC 59: Integrating 21st Century Skills into Instruction, 2 units

LINC 57: Designing Learner-Centered Instruction, 1 unit

LINC 80: Multimedia Overview, 1 unit

 

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