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Approx. 8 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Skills you will gain

MaterialsProduct DevelopmentNew Product DevelopmentHuman–Computer Interaction

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

12%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 8 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 6 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 readings
Learner Stories3m
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums4m
Glossary3m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media4m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
3 hours to complete

Module 1: What Is 3D Printing?

3 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 120 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
17 videos
My 3D Printing Story - Aric Rindfleisch3m
Tour of Sector67 - Chris Meyer7m
3D Printing, the Maker Movement & Hackerspaces - Chris Meyer9m
The Birth of Desktop 3D Printing - Matt Griffin13m
What Would You Make? (Exercise Overview)3m
History of 3D Printing3m
How 3D Printers Work5m
Materials & Costs4m
Where Designs Come From4m
Where to Find 3D Printers4m
3D Printing Applications7m
3D Printing Demonstration - Danny Lohan14m
3D Printing vs. Additive Manufacturing - Mark Cotteleer15m
Selective Laser Melting - Rodrigo Gutierrez2m
3D Printing Ecosystem - Aaron Roy13m
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1 reading
Module 1 Overview2m
2 practice exercises
Module 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Module 2: Why Is It Revolutionary?

4 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 131 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
12 videos
Meet the Makers - Arielle Rausin, Cameron Alberg & Scott Zelman15m
What’s Special about 3D Printing?6m
How Will 3D Printing Change Business?5m
The Future of 3D Printing9m
Remixing Products (Exercise Overview)9m
Voodoo Manufacturing - Max Friefeld11m
Normal - Nikki Kaufman10m
Shapeways - Lauren Slowik13m
3D Fashion - Francis Bitonti9m
3D Printed Battery - Paul Braun13m
What’s Next? - Hod Lipson12m
1 reading
Module 2 Overview10m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Quiz20m
1 hour to complete

Course Conclusion

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 1 reading
2 videos
Gies Online Programs3m
1 reading
Congratulations!10m

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