MAKEiT Graphic featuring words Information, Interaction, InstructionTeaching and Learning with Technology will debut MAKEiT, a new full-day education technology event, on Oct. 5 at the Nittany Lion Inn in University Park. MAKEiT will be very hands-on for attendees and will focus on rising technologies such as 3D printing, Internet of things, designed learning spaces, and rapid prototyping. The event is open to faculty and staff who are interested in learning more about, and trying out, technology that has great potential for higher education. More details on the event are forthcoming and will be available at

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2 Responses to Penn State’s newest education technology event, MAKEiT, to be held Oct. 5

  1. Beth Bailey says:

    This sounds fantastic! However, I am not able to attend in person. I realize it sounds like more of a “hand on” event, but will any sessions be broadcast?

    • Emma Gosalvez says:

      Thanks for your interest! It won’t be broadcasted in a traditional way, where you would watch a session online. We are expecting to do a few things with Meerkat and/or Periscope, but we are still working on how that might work and we don’t expect to offer the event online in a complete format. This is going to be a different, new kind of event for some different, new technology, so we are working through some ideas! We will update later as part of a future article on MAKEiT once we establish what we might do. Please stay tuned!

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