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Wednesday, August 17 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Makeology

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We will be sharing an overview of our two-volume series, Makeology, just released by Routledge. In addition, we will share insights from our specific areas of expertise including - Computational Literacy; Crafting, sewing, and electronic textiles; Issues of gender in making; The role of online communication; Making as a movement.

Speakers
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Matthew Berland

Madison, WI, United States, University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Deborah Fields

Research Consultant + Assistant Professor, Utah State University
Dr. Deborah A. Fields is a Temporary Assistant Professor in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University and an independent research consultant. Deborah researches children’s connective learning and identity engagement through designing with digital technologies in ways that bridge informal and formal learning contexts. She is the co-PI on the Kids' DIY Media Project (kidsdiymedia.com) aimed at identifying and... Read More →
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Yasmin Kafai

University of Pennsylvania
Yasmin Kafai is Professor of Learning Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a researcher, designer, and developer of online communities and tools (ecrafting.org, stitchtfest.org, and scratch.mit.edu) to promote computational participation, crafting, and creativity across K-16. Book publications include Connected Code, Connected Play, The Computer Clubhouse, Textile Messages, and Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat. Kafai earned a... Read More →
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Mike McGalliard

Imagination Foundation


Wednesday August 17, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Landmark Union South

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