Based on the framework developed by MakerBot,USA in association with world-class institutions
Since 2009, Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR University has trained more than 5,000 school children and hundreds of teachers under DST INSPIRE program to kindle their interest in science and innovation
For the first time among Indian Universities, Vel Tech integrated CDIO (Conceive – Design – Implement – Operate) methodology into curriculum to develop real world engineering problem solving capabilities among students
With this background Vel Tech collaborated with MakerBot, USA for training programs oriented towards school teachers
The program is developed by the experts of MakerBot, USA in association with world renowned Stanford University, Florida International University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
The main elements of the program are –
Fostering design thinking based on the topics of Arts,Science,Mathematics and Technology
Capacity building on intuitive methods of problem solving through iterative designs
Teaching fundamental aspects of CAD and 3D Printing
Practical sessions on rapid prototyping and individual / team building of products and assemblies
Creating and maintaining of project repositories on concepts of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Mechanics and Arts pertaining to Class 6 to Class 12.
Application of Innovative teaching methodologies in higher education
Supported by the Directorate of School Education, Tamil Nadu