Students new to a makerspace face an intimidating learning curve, and this can discourage participation. Getting students up to speed with basic skills, especially those that are inherently safe and engaging will be necessary to grow the maker culture (beyond the hardcore devotees) at any institution.
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Developing courses to support or foster makers
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Addressing issues of setup, maintenance, management, coordination and more
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Preparing makers to use spaces, dealing with issues of safety and preparedness, etc.
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Assessing students, courses, programs; What is success for makers? What are the criteria we should use and why?