Topic outline

  • General


    The schedule will still change due to restrictions on the space usage and changes that have happened in other courses.

    Course Content

    In this course you will:

    • Gain access to many of the workshops in Väre and recognize the possibilities they offer for New Media
    • Complete the orientation training to many of the Väre workshops
    • Learn the basics of CAD/CAM with Autodesk Fusion 360
    • Create a custom MIDI controller that will be a useful tool in many of the other classes throughout your studies


    Schedule. Click the link to get to the sheet.

    TUE 08/09/2020 | 13:15–17:00
    M102 IT/Mac
    • Introduction
    • Schedule updates
    • What are the tools you need?
    • First look at Fusion 360
    • Access to Linkedin Learning

    MON 14/09/2020 | 13:15–17:00
    F009 Printlab
    G014 Mechatronics

    We will visit Printlab and hear about the possibilities there. Note that we start at 13:00!

    13-14:30 Printlab (entire group, probably not going to take that long)
    15:00–17:00 Mechatronics G014 (either all at the same time or group split into two, depending on how many people are there)

    Independent work:

    We will also visit the Mechatronics workshop and you will get a small soldering assignment.

    TUE 15/09/2020 | 13:15–17:00
    H001 Laser and Plastic
    K005 3D Print ja Cobolt
    L001 Metal Workshop

    Due to the restrictions on spaces, we need to split the group into two. Please sign up for the group by clicking here.

    Group 1
    13:15 3D Print (K005)
    14:30 Metal Workshop (L001)

    Sign up to the 3D Print workshop
    (mark yourself there starting at 1 PM)

    Group 2
    13:15 Metal Workshop (L001)
    14:30 3D Print (K005)
    Sign up to the 3D Print workshop
    (mark yourself there starting at 2 PM)

    MON 21/09/2020 | 15:15–17:00
    M102 IT/Mac
    • Fusion 360

    TUE 22/09/2020 | 13:15–17:00
    M102 IT/Mac
    • Fusion 360

    MON 28/09/2020 | 15:15–17:00
    M102 IT/Mac
    • Fusion 360

    TUE 29/09/2020 | 13:15–17:00
    Zoom (join the call if you want to work together or ask Matti something)
    • Independent work (go do the laser cutting assignment, watch some of the Linkedin Learning video tutorials to learn more about Fusion)
    • Work on your Controller Box made with the laser cutter
    • Matti is also physically in Väre, in room J101 if you prefer meeting face-to-face
    • Or just join the Zoom call or hang out in Discord

    MON 05/10/2020 | 15:15–17:00
    M102 IT/Mac

    TUE 06/10/2020 | 13:15–17:00
    Zoom + Independent Work
    13-14 HOPS Clinic for New Media students
    14-17 Independent work Zoom link here:

    MON 12/10/2020 | 15:15–17:00
    M102 IT/Mac (the classroom is booked if you want to work there)
    Matti's has a bit of a sore throat, so just to be safe I'm staying home.
    • Zoom
    • Discord (Matti's Open Office Voice Channel + courses-itwasf text channel)

    TUE 13/10/2020 | 13:15–17:00
    No class, but Matti is available for tutoring on Zoom and Discord from 13-17
    Not mandatory to attend.

    MON 26/10/2020 | 15:15–17:00
    M102 We meet here first and divide the group into two. One part works with Fusion and the other with electronics in G014
    G014 Mechatronics: We continue working with the electronics of the controller

    MON 02/11/2020 | 15:15–17:00

    15:15-17:00 G014/F001
    Finish the electronics part of your controller
    Discussions on your idea for the final project.

    MON 09/11/2020 | 15:15–17:00

    Work on finishing your controller.
    Send a list of required materials to Matti. (plywood, acrylic etc.)

    MON 16/11/2020 | 15:15–17:00

    No class. Overlapping with Advanced Information Retrieval.

    MON 23/11/2020 | 15:15–17:00

    No class. Overlapping with Advanced Information Retrieval.

    MON 30/11/2020 | 15:15–17:00

    Work on finishing your controller.

    WORKSHOP WEEK | 9:15-17:00

    You can use this week to finalize your controller.

    Sign up for the DOM-E5039 Open Workshop, so that you have access to the school.

    WED 16/12/2020 | DEMO DAY

    Your documentation should be on our class project page or your individual project page for Demo Day