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
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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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