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3D Technology in Education


3D Technology

This workshop will focus on the utility of 3D animation/gaming as learning and teaching aids in educational contexts. Participants will get a brief overview of 3D animation technology techniques and their applications and resources through a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands-on activities.

There will be a full day dedicated to 3D Printers!


What You Take Home

  • Working Vocabulary of 3D Animation/Game Engine Technology
  • Understanding the link between 3D animation applications and game engines
  • Search engine strategies for learning topics/applications in 3D technology
  • Instructions for downloading and installing various free 3D applications
  • Texas College and Career Readiness Standards Booklet
  • 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Texas Tech University ($30 if requested)
  • 18 hours Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit
  • 9 hours of content qualify as Gifted and Talented

About the Instructor

David Bennett

David Bennett holds a B. A. in English/Philosophy, a B. S. in Cell and Molecular Biology and a M. Sc. in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Scientific Visualization. He currently is the Senior Administrator of the 3D Animation Lab, the Digital Media Studio and the Media Lab at Texas Tech University Library.

Mr. Bennett's research interests includes the use of 3D animation and game engine technology in education and scientific research.


Registration Closed

  • Fee: No charge for this workshop,
    but registration is required to attend
  • Limited to 20 participants
  • Meals and lodging on your own
    Hotels with Texas Tech Rates
  • July 28-30, 2014
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Daily Instruction
  • Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
  • Classroom: TTU Library Media Lab
  • Focus on Grade Levels: 6-12