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Developing Digital Fabrication Culture Through Big Scale Collaborative Projects (download pdf)

Presented at FabLearn 2015 Conference at Stanford University


Research and Bibliography 

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Blikstein, P. "Digital Fabrication and “Making” in Education: The Democratization of Invention." In Walter-Herrmann J, Büching C, eds. FabLabs: Of Machines, Makers and Inventors . Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript Publishers, 2013: 203-222.

Blikstein, P, Worsley, M, Kafai, Y. "Why the Maker Movement Carries the Seeds of Its Own Failure, and How to Avoid It." In Halverson E, Peppler K, eds. Makeology. Routledge. (forthcoming, 2015).

Blikstein, P. "The Exploration and Fabrication Technology (EFT) Index: Assessing Unexplored Technology and Engineering Literacies in Makerspaces and Educational FabLabs." under review by the Journal of Engineering Education, 2015.

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Honey, M, Kanter, D. Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators. New York, NY: Routledge; 2013

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Kafai, YB, Fields, DA, Searle, KA. "Electronic Textiles as Disruptive Designs: Supporting and Challenging Maker Activities in Schools." Harvard Educational Review. 2014;84(4):532-556

Kafai, YB, Lee, E, Searle, KA, Fields, DA, Kaplan, E, Lui, D. "A Crafts-Oriented Approach to Computing in High School: Introducing Computational Concepts, Practices and Perspectives with E-Textiles."Transactions on Computing Education. 2014;14(1):1-20

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