At Fab Academy, learners come together in local workgroups with peers, mentors, and machines. Everyone is then connected globally in an online campus with content sharing and interactive video classes. The individual labs become local hubs fo local participants, which are also supported and supervised regionally by mentors. Knowledge in this course does not run linear, it is the result of multiple global and local interactions.
Fab Academy is a Digital Fabrication program directed by Neil Gershenfeld of MIT’s Center For Bits and Atoms and based on MIT’s rapid prototyping course, MAS 863: How to Make (Almost) Anything. The Fab Academy offers a 6 month program on digital fabrication. The Fab Academy offers Certificates on relevant technical topics, and a Diploma aimed at vocational and technical training. Fab Academy Certificates provide familiarity with technical options and capabilities, hands-on experience, and [...]