The 3D Printing Revolution

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This course will demonstrate how 3D printers work, show what people make with them, and examine the 3D printing ecosystem. It will also explore the future of 3D printing and discuss how this technology will revolutionize our world. The course materials include informative video lectures, on-location interviews with a variety of 3D printing experts, and engaging hands-on exercises. Learners who complete this introductory course will have a solid understanding of 3D printing and its revolutionary potential, and will be able to print and customize 3D designs.

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Course Orientation
-In this section, you will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment.

Module 1: What Is 3D Printing?
-In this module, you will learn what 3D Printing is, how 3D Printers work, and the types of objects you can make using this technology.

Module 2: Why Is It Revolutionary?
-In this module, you will learn what is special about 3D Printing and how this technology will change the business world and revolutionize our economy.

Course Conclusion
-This brief module contains a course summary, and provides you with the opportunity to share your thoughts about your experience in this course.