Maker Literacies and Maker Citizenship in the MakEY (Makerspaces in the Early Years) Project
1.1. Creative Citizenship
1.2. Makerspaces and the Maker Movement
1.3. Maker Literacies
2. The MakEY Project: Research Design
3. Findings: Maker Literacies and Maker Citizenship
3.1. Maker Citizenship in Finland: Fostering Individual and Collective Agency
3.1.2. The Project
3.1.3. Individual and Collective Agency
3.2. Maker Citizenship in Norway: Constraints for Creativity and Cultures of Facilitation
3.2.2. Constraints for Creativity and Cultures of Facilitation
3.3. Maker Citizenship in the UK: Building Counter-Narratives through a Place-Based Approach
3.3.2. Place-Based Maker Citizenship
Conflicts of Interest
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|Operational Dimension||Cultural Dimension||Critical Dimension|
|Design||Use a variety of tools, modes, media, and materials to design texts and artefacts|
Re-design texts and artefacts
|Understand design principles within a specific social and cultural context, bringing their own experiences to bear on the task||Reflect critically on design principles|
Choose modes, media, and materials to use for specific purposes (e.g., to entertain, persuade, etc.) and for particular audiences
|Production||Use a variety of tools, modes, media, and materials to produce texts and artefacts |
Re-use/re-purpose/re-mix texts and artefacts effectively
|Draw on own social and cultural experiences in the creation of texts and artefacts|
Allow feelings and emotions to shape the production experience
|Reflect critically on the process of production, to ask questions such as (i) How do I want to present myself and others in this text or artefact? (ii) What messages do I want to convey?|
|Interpretation||Access and understand modes/media/materials used in the production of a text/artefact|
Comprehend meaning, interpret through analysis, reflection, synthesis
Relate text/artefact to own prior understanding and experience
Move beyond a literal to deductive and inferential reading
|Draw on own social and cultural experiences in the analysis and interpretation of texts and artefacts|
Participate with others in collective review and interpretation
Understand texts and artefacts in relation to the social, historical, and cultural contexts in which they were produced
|Reflect critically on the text or artefact that is being engaged with, to ask questions such as: (i) Who produced this? (ii) What can be discerned of the producer’s intentions? (iii) How has the producer positioned the reader/viewer/user? (iv) How do issues of power work in this context?|
|Dissemination||Able to use a variety of tools, modes, media, and avenues to disseminate texts and artefacts||Understand most effective means of disseminating texts and artefacts within the social and cultural context|
Reach out effectively to diverse audiences to communicate meanings
|Reflect critically on modes of dissemination, to ensure most effective use of them|
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Marsh J, Arnseth HC, Kumpulainen K. Maker Literacies and Maker Citizenship in the MakEY (Makerspaces in the Early Years) Project. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction. 2018; 2(3):50. https://doi.org/10.3390/mti2030050Chicago/Turabian Style
Marsh, Jackie, Hans Christian Arnseth, and Kristiina Kumpulainen. 2018. "Maker Literacies and Maker Citizenship in the MakEY (Makerspaces in the Early Years) Project" Multimodal Technologies and Interaction 2, no. 3: 50. https://doi.org/10.3390/mti2030050