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March 16–19, 2014

Austin, Texas

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Integrating Google Glass and 3D Printing into Teaching and Learning in the Academic Library: One Case Study and One ‘Proof of Concept

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 8:30 AM–9:15 AM CDT
Room 203
Conference Track

8. Emerging Technologies & Trends


3D printing, copyright, visually impaired, transformative use, tactile learning objects, google glass, emerging technologies

Learning Objectives

Explore two exciting new technologies for teaching and learning, Google Glass and 3D printing, through  a case study from the University of Colorado Boulder and a "proof of concept" from the University of Texas at El Paso. See examples of how CU Boulder’s librarians have partnered with campus faculty to examine the applications of Google Glass in teaching and learning. Touch and feel real 3D-printed objects created by UTEP faculty member Dr. Michael Kolitsky, and learn how copyright and intellectual property laws come into play.


Posie Aagaard, University of Texas at San Antonio
Michael A. Kolitsky, PhD, University of Texas at El Paso
Esta Tovstiadi, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries