UNC’s student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, wrote and published an article on EiTM’s research entitled “UNC SILS researchers aim to create more equitable makerspaces.” From the article:
The Equity in the Making Lab at the UNC School of Information and Library Science hopes to establish greater equity for students from underrepresented communities at the University and other college campuses through a virtual reality makerspace.
A typical makerspace is a collaborative learning environment, said Maggie Melo, an assistant professor in the school, who is leading the project. These spaces will often have a variety of modern technologies, like 3D printing, laser cutting and microcontrollers and electronics.
Read the full feature via DailyTarHeel.com.