Project activities

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Learning Activities

Although the covid 19 pandemic has changed the schedule, two one-week courses will be held in April and June 2022. In these courses, the trainers of the project partners will be trained in the operation of 3D printers and the methofology to educate visually impaired students in 3D printing. The courses will take place in the 3D printing department of the Berufsförderungswerk Düren.

During the first course in April 2022 the participants will be introduced in the utilization of:

  • Fused Deposit Modelling (FDM) and Stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers
  • Slicer software for for both production processes
  • Introduction in Autodesk Fusion360 CAD Software to create tactile materials

During the second course in June 2022, the participants will be introduced in

  • Assessment of participants
  • Preparing 3D printers to improve accessibility for visually impaired students
  • methodology of educating visually impaired students in using FDM 3D printers and affiliated software and materials
  • occupational health and safety