Fall 2020 semester required reimagining.
Asking: How do students collaborate on startup projects while remaining miles apart?
Need to pivot away from physical products that rely upon the 3D Printing Lab for MVPs.
MSU does not have an engineering program. Computer science students don’t take entrepreneurship courses due to curriculum constraints. Student mix is 50% business, 25% art, and 25% across campus. Non-technical.
No Code sacks all the problems listed above:
For these reasons, I themed the semester around No Code software.
And it has been a success. I have seen:
Some of the problems the students addressed this semester:
There was one exception: A subscription box for isolated college students. They were passionate about the project so I lifted the No-Code rule for them.
I am running with the same theme in Spring 2021 - more No Code.