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Using the Wakerspace: Helping & Creativity

This presentation focuses on two classes that were taught during the 2022-23 academic year.

It focuses on how students in the respective classes used making as part of the class curriculum. In partnership with Dr. Erin Henslee (WFU Department of Engineering) – Inclusive Making faculty co-hort. The faculty co-hort was able to access additional resources and classroom space in the innovation quarter.

In particular, the students Global Village class (Fall 2022) class used the Wakerspace to rethink the act of helping and emotional well-being. The EDU 101 – Teaching about Climate Challenges (Spring 2023) is currently using the space to create interactive material to provide to our elementary school partners and students.

Presenter Information

Brian Calhoun

Associate Professor of the Practice (Department of Education) / Adobe Creative Campus Faculty Fellow

Mr. Brian Calhoun is an Associate Professor of the Practice. He teaches classes with the College to Career series in the undergraduate college. His professional interests include career counseling and development, and he serves as a member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) research committee. Mr. Calhoun also participates as a senior faculty fellow in the first year residence hall (South residence hall). His research agenda focus is on career interventions that assist students with developing and learning more about their career options in the world of work. Mr. Calhoun is an Adobe Creative Campus Faculty Fellow.