ETC Speedway!

Preparing for the June 23rd Toy Car Building night by building the drag strip lights for our races! Simple LED sequence on the Arduino Uno with a Piezo wired in […]

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Arduino Agriculture…on a mini scale

So I’m trying my hand at some “Internet of Farming”, although officially I’m not connected to the net with it just yet. I’m starting small by trying to create a […]

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CAUCE 2016 Program Award

Out in Waterloo this week for the CAUCE/CNIE 2016 conference and had the honor of receiving the 2016 CAUCE Program Award for Credit Programming under 48 Hours along with my colleague Jeanette Mckee and our Distance Education Unit Director, Cheri Spooner. We received this award for the INTS 100 Strategies for Academic Success course that […]

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Wiimote Whiteboard

What makes the Wiimote so hackable? Brains: 16 KiB EEPROM microprocessor chip Bluetooth connectivity Inputs Devices: ADXL330 accelerometer – X, Y, Z motion detection which can measure speed, angle and force. […]

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WordPress Training

Out in Calgary this weekend learning how to customize themes and create child themes in WordPress. Looking forward to being able to mess with themes haha.

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Online Course Development Toolkit

We were asked a while back to put together some resources for those instructors who want to develop online courses without collaboration. Kinda a strange request actually. I kept thinking I was designing materials to make myself obsolete. But like I always say. If you can be replaced by a template then you probably should […]

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Happy Arduino Day Project!!!

Happy Arduino Day!! We here at ETC Makerspace did not have time to get together an Arduino Day activity in the Makerspace today (next year I promise) so instead I […]

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Celebration of Research Exhibit

The College of Education’s Invitation for Celebration of Research 2016, Saturday March the 19th. ETC Makerspace will be showcasing just a few of the amazing and innovative projects we’ll be […]

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Augmented & Virtual Reality Session

Marguerite Koole, professor in the ETAD program here at the U of S, led us through a fun and informative inaugural night of making. Starting with a “scavenger hunt” activity […]

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