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ERIC Number: EJ1136227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0737-0008
Make to Relate: Analyzing Narratives of Community Practice
Dixon, Colin; Martin, Lee
Cognition and Instruction, v35 n2 p103-124 2017
As young people design, build, and problem solve within maker spaces and clubs, they talk about making. We analyze short interviews with young people involved in maker clubs, conducted during public presentations, and hypothesize a progression through frames of participation. Moving from "exploration," to "exchange," and on to "deliberate engagement," these frames reflect changes in the nature of participation, appropriation of community practices, and adoption of making as a tool for identity work and interest development.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: EEC1351605