Course Description

MIT 3430B-001 (Winter 2021)   Special Topics in MIT: The Theory and Practice of Making

Instructor: J. Reed

Course Description

This course examines the ideas, methods and politics of making—from hobby, craft, repair and DIY cultures, to the more entrepreneurial ‘makerspaces’ and ‘fab labs’ promoted by education and business. This hands-on, collaborative course explores making, breaking and taking apart through in-class projects and individual final projects.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course