In 2015, Simon Fraser University and the City of Burnaby co-created the Burnaby Festival of Learning.
Since 2016, the festival has continued to grow, involving an increasing number of organizations inside and outside Burnaby. Each year, new partnerships and collaborations emerge that diversify the program, allowing its partners to reach more and more community members.
Check out all the exciting, thought-provoking, heart-warming (and free!) events that your fellow community members are ready to offer this coming May 7-11th, 2021! Including the events listed below which are hosted by the BCIT Library …
Join us to learn about laser cutting, a service offered by MediaWorks at BCIT, a digital lab and makerspace. Discover what laser cutting is and how to produce a basic design. After this introductory session, you will be able to make a simple customized key ring to show off your new skills! Register here.
Amy Miedzwiecki is a creative multi-media generalist with a teaching and industry background. She can help you with developing your project using photography, graphic design, video, audio, 3D, and interactive media.
Curious about 3D Printing? Then join us for this fun, free virtual workshop to create a 3D printed key chain that you can take home or give to a loved one. In this session, we will cover some of the basics of 3D modeling and printing. We will explore a free online tool called TinkerCad to create and modify 3D models, set up your models for 3D printing in CURA, and print your work using our 3D printers at BCIT MediaWorks. Register here.
Richard Te brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in digital design and education development. He has a passion for maker technologies and enjoys working with students to find creative solutions for multi-disciplinary projects.
Open Education, Changing Practices, and Social Justice
Open Education includes Open Educational Resources (OEP), which are openly licensed learning materials that can be freely used, reworked and retained, and Open Educational Practices (OEP) which invite students to engage in work that is relevant beyond the classroom. Join this session to learn more about Open Education, how it is facilitating new pedagogical approaches, and what links it to social justice. Register here.