Learning through Making and Maker Education

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In this paper, we provide an overview of the current efforts in maker education, supported by a review of empirical studies. Our synthesis will inform the community about learning outcomes, potential and common issues, challenges, resources, and future research direction regarding maker education.

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Hsu, Y., Baldwin, S. & Ching, Y. Learning through Making and Maker Education. TechTrends 61, 589–594 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-017-0172-6

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Keywords

  • Coding
  • E-textile
  • Learning through making
  • Maker education
  • Maker movement
  • Makerspaces
  • Physical computing
  • Programming
  • 3D printing