I think you get the idea. This technology not only requires students think creatively, but also to use software to make their vision come to life in 3D using specialized software. It is a different way of thinking and creative problem solving. The uses for this technology are expanding rapidly and career opportunities for students who have had exposure and experience creating in this way will really have a leg up in the industry.
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