WATC, STARBASE partner up to test mobile learning lab

Korban Fowler, Future Lab coordinator, Wichita Area Technical College, places the virtual reality eyewear connected to the welding station inside of the Future Maker Mobile Learning Lab Sept. 12. The mobile lab was open to STARBASE students at McConnell Air Force Base to offer hands-on experiences in aircraft manufacturing jobs that require knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt McCoy)

By Master Sgt. Matt McCoy, 184th Public Affairs

The students were having so much fun, they didn’t even know they were learning. Maybe that was the plan all along.

STARBASE students at McConnell Air Force Base got hands-on experiences in aircraft manufacturing jobs when Wichita Area Technical College brought a trailer called the Future Maker Mobile Learning Lab, Sept. 12. Continue reading