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Outreach and Recruitment with 3D Printing and CAD

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ASEE 2021 Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference


Waco, Texas

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March 24, 2021

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March 24, 2021

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March 26, 2021

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MEHMET EMRE BAHADIR Southeastern Louisiana University

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MEHMET EMRE BAHADIR is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Technology at Southeastern Louisiana University. His teaching and research interests are in the field of product design, industrial ecology, sustainable manufacturing, and additive manufacturing.

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Society has been changing faster every day to adapt to changes linked to economic, technological, environmental, and social shifts and uncertainties. In times of uncertainties, everything, including education, is affected negatively. To protect and support the education pipeline, educators, departments, and colleges should invest in recruitment and outreach activities more than ever before. For this purpose, at __________, various off-campus, on-campus, and on-line day-long programs, summer camps, certification programs, and other activities for both K-12 students and school teachers are designed and delivered around the concepts of "3D printing and Computer-Aided Design (CAD)". In this study, the activities will be presented in detail. Students' and teachers' attitudes towards the concepts and activities will be discussed. Lastly, the challenges encountered will be shared with suggested solutions.

BAHADIR, M. E. (2021, March), Outreach and Recruitment with 3D Printing and CAD Paper presented at ASEE 2021 Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference, Waco, Texas.

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