A Systemic Analysis of Making in Elementary Schools: Understanding Making For Children Through Activity Theory
2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT)
Based on an intensive semester-long study of designing and implementing curriculum-based Maker activities in 6 classes, this paper presents themes derived from a qualitative analysis of experience data using the framework of Activity Theory. Insights generated contribute to the understanding of the integration of Making into elementary schools at a systemic level.
Chu, S., Angello, G., Suarez, M. & Quek, F. (2016). A systemic analysis of making in elementary schools: Understanding making for children through activity theory. 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 478-482. doi:10.1109/ICALT.2016.11