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## Weekly Schedule and Topics Covered
This is subject to change every year: please check your current year [http://archive.fabacademy.org/archives/](http://archive.fabacademy.org/archives/)
This is subject to change every year: please check your current year in the [Fab Academy Archive](http://archive.fabacademy.org/)
## Class Meeting Times
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## Weekly Regional Reviews / Help Sessions
Homework review sessions led by Gurus will be staggered according to global time. Exact time will be confirmed by the Supernode Gurus.
Homework review sessions led by Mentors / Gurus will be staggered according to global time. Exact time will be confirmed by the Mentors leading them.
All sessions take place on the MCU conferencing system on channel 4 - Class. More information on this in the section below entitled "Video Conferencing".
All sessions take place via conferencing system, using [Bluejeans](https://www.bluejeans.com/). More information on this in the section below entitled "Video Conferencing".
Due to the limited number of MCU connections, students must go to their lab to participate with their local working group.
Due to the limited number of conference connections, students must go to their lab to participate in classes and reviews, with their local working group.
## Students: Basic Course Requirements
### Student Time Commitment
The time commitment is about 16+ hours a week at minimum, but could be far greater if the student is highly motivated, does not possess the background for a particular unit (or units) or just wants to really throw themselves into the program.
The time commitment is about **16+ hours a week at minimum**, but could be far greater if the student is highly motivated, does not possess the background in these topics or just wants to really throw themselves into the program.
Students with no prior experience in digital fabrication, 3D design, electronics and programing, should consider a time commitment of **26+ hours a week at minimum**.
### Required Documentation
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* A text description of their project for the week
* designing and fabricating the work
* Designing and fabricating the work
* Supporting photographs (video is great, but not required).
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* The third session each week is devoted to Wednesday’s lecture session with Neil Gershenfeld.
* That your local instructor / remote guru will be available to answer questions via email during the week - outside of class.
* That your local instructor will be available to answer questions via email during the week - outside of class.
* That your local instructor will give you meaningful feedback on your work and documentation. If your documentation is unsatisfactory, the Local Instructor will help you to get it up to par.
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However you are responsible for:
* Attending class lectures and participating in reviews
* Developing and documenting projects assigned to introduce and demonstrate skills
* Designing and fabricating your own projects
* It’s fine to begin with someone else’s files, but it is not acceptable to pass someone else’s work off as your own.
* Cite all your sources and inspirations.
* Getting your work done on time for each weekly cycle.
* Working safely and follow security measures
* Leaving workspaces in the same (or better) condition than I found them
* Participating in the upkeep of my lab
* Documenting your work in HTML
* Respecting the community in my lab
* Ensuring that your documentation is in the class archive. Work that is not in the archive will not be evaluated.
* Ensuring that my tuition to cover local and central class costs is covered
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