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Do-It-Yourself Empowerment as Experienced by Novice Makers with Disabilities

Janis Lena Meissner, John Vines, Janice McLaughlin, Thomas Nappey, Jekaterina Maksimova, Peter Wright
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems - DIS '17  
We analysed online videos by makers with disabilities and conducted fieldwork at two makerspaces.  ...  Despite this, critics argue that maker movement membership lacks diversity and that within DIY-AT, it is seldom the people with disabilities who are creating such designs.  ...  DO IT YOURSELF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY Hurst and Tobias first introduced the term Do It Yourself Assistive Technology (DIY-AT) to HCI, noting the longstanding problem of high abandonment rates of off-shelf  ... 
doi:10.1145/3064663.3064674 dblp:conf/ACMdis/MeissnerVMNMW17 fatcat:b2pnve6ajjhevm2qxj46mn6tmy

Makers with a Cause: Fabrication, Reflection and Community Collaboration [chapter]

Foad Hamidi, Melanie Baljko
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Maker techniques such as rapid prototyping are being increasingly adopted by schools, universities and colleges in order to effectively teach core design and science concepts.  ...  of self-directed maker projects that combined making and tinkering with reflection and community collaboration.  ...  Makers with a Cause: Fabrication, Reflection and Community Collaboration  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20804-6_5 fatcat:bojkr7u7fjef7ewdzs5nvokffe

Benefits and the hidden face of the maker movement: Thoughts on its appropriation in African context | Os benefícios e a face oculta do movimento maker: Reflexões sobre sua apropriação no contexto africano

Thomas Hervé Mboa Nkoudou
2017 Liinc em Revista  
The aim of this paper is to explore benefits and critics of the maker movement, in the perspective of its adoption in African context.  ...  Even if these benefits are infiltrated by capitalism, the quest of cognitive justice and the Commons philosophy, seems to be the right epistemological tools for the adoption of the maker movement in Africa  ...  tinkerers to professional engineers and craftspeople, with experienced members acting as instructors and advisors for novice makers".  ... 
doi:10.18617/liinc.v13i1.3774 fatcat:ssuq5wk2qvghtlrzybl5qmodrm

SySTEM 2020 Design Principles and Methods Toolkit for Supporting Science Learning Outside the Classroom

Eva Durall, Sophie Perry, Evangelos Kapros, Andrew Whittington-Davis
2021 Zenodo  
This document contains a set of design principles and a toolkit with methods for designing science learning activities that take place outside the classroom, in spaces such as science centres, makerspaces  ...  Thus, we hope that the Design Principles and Methods Toolkit will contribute to the professional development of those involved in nonformal science education by triggering reflection about pedagogical  ...  Usually, activities following a learning by making approach invite learners to engage in problem-solving and to adopt a Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-With-Others attitude.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4506389 fatcat:m2y7fs4ssrhyxhmwre5zxnfkje

A Collective Case Study of Veterans in an Arts and Crafts Program

Cindy Hasio
2014 Marilyn Zurmuehlen Working Papers in Art Education  
This article documents work with three veteran case studies at the Dallas Veteran's Hospital in Texas and how veterans gained a sense of empowerment by making crafts together and how they expressed themselves  ...  As a result, the veterans involved in the arts and crafts community gained knowledge through a broader sense of humanity and collaboration and encouraged them to have a positive learning experience.  ...  For the purposes of this study, "craft" is defined as something that comes from a craft kit, has step-by-step instructions and does not necessarily elicit personal style or expression by the craft maker  ... 
doi:10.17077/2326-7070.1478 fatcat:amgwiklqgbeabgkqireqxgubzu

I would DiYSE for it!

Dries De Roeck, Karin Slegers, Johan Criel, Marc Godon, Laurence Claeys, Katriina Kilpi, An Jacobs
2012 Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction Making Sense Through Design - NordiCHI '12  
Most importantly, the manifesto aims at providing a framework for do-it-yourself systems enabling non-technical users to create internet-of-things applications.  ...  Currently, most existing creation platforms are tailored to specific types of end-users, mostly people with a substantial background in or affinity with technology.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research presented is an outcome of the ITEA2 "Do-it-Yourself Smart Experiences" project, ITEA2 08005.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2399016.2399044 dblp:conf/nordichi/RoeckSCGCKJ12 fatcat:ujdm4v4sf5d6xjnrojwy2ygeu4

A Survey on Universal Design for Fitness Wearable Devices [article]

Hongjia Wu, Mengdi Liu
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We then review the universal design principle and how it and its relative approaches could be used in FWDs.  ...  Driven by the visions of Internet of Things and 5G communications, recent years have seen a paradigm shift in personal mobile devices, from smartphones towards wearable devices.  ...  The do-it-yourself and maker movements are also impacting the way devices are designed and obtained as well as empowering end-users and members of the broader community [48] .  ... 
arXiv:2006.00823v1 fatcat:acxvqrwl4ndjvgohmz43x6xk3q

A Longitudinal Study of Equity-Oriented STEM-Rich Making Among Youth From Historically Marginalized Communities

Angela Calabrese Barton, Edna Tan
2018 The American Educational Research Journal  
The maker movement has evoked interest for its role in breaking down barriers to STEM learning.  ...  Building a conceptual argument for an equity-oriented culture of making, the authors discuss the ways in which making with and in community opened opportunities for youth to project their communities'  ...  After experiencing "too many times" when she could not find makers like herself on the internet, she decided to do something about it with James.  ... 
doi:10.3102/0002831218758668 fatcat:mqk2vbidzzcilgzuea5ndicwdi

Investigation of Tacit Knowledge in Principal Leadership

Lorraine St.Germain, David M. Quinn
2006 The Educational Forum  
Analytical strategies are more frequently used by decision makers with less experience" (p. 145).  ...  Academic surgeons who do state-of-the-art operations report experiencing flow as intense as any artist or sportsman, (p. 31).  ... 
doi:10.1080/00131720508984873 fatcat:nsbxaq752rey5aekdfdjqwjnna

General, special and … inclusive: Refiguring professional identities in a collaboratively taught classroom

Srikala Naraian
2010 Teaching and Teacher Education : An International Journal of Research and Studies  
not permit her to assume an equal status, it at least allowed her to experience greater empowerment.  ...  marginalization of students with disabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tate.2010.06.020 fatcat:nyx5dcvttbd23bmoe5v26dluca

Psychotherapy, (Il)Literacy, Information Communication and Technologies: Building Bridges to Literacy Excellence

Hellen N. Inyega, Justus O. Inyega
2017 Journal of Education and Human Development (New York)  
reading behavior change -driven by intrinsic motivation and reinforced further extrinsically through appropriate ICTs, rewards and recognition for progress made.  ...  Implications for better mental health and positive future outcomes and empowerment for struggling readers are made.  ...  Things do go wrong with technology, so it is essential the child knows where to go to get help.  ... 
doi:10.15640/jehd.v6n2a14 fatcat:rin2zw6mbfaeblpowg4roq56oa

The Unheard Partner in Adapted Physical Activity Community Service Learning

Rebecca T. Marsh Naturkach, Donna L. Goodwin
2019 Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly  
with people experiencing disability.  ...  A common critique of this model is that professionals do not view individuals experiencing disability as humans with interests and perspectives, but rather as subjects to cure (Haegele & Hodge, 2016)  ...  Let's chat about these terms as they've been mentioned by many participants. • The statement "the community (you) welcomes students from CSL and finds it beneficial to be involved in a such a program"  ... 
doi:10.1123/apaq.2018-0074 fatcat:ejznzq5ykrhndh2bxjpw77cc4y

The Atopic March: The Pattern of Allergic Disease Development in Childhood

Eugenia L. Hahn, Leonard B. Bacharier
2005 Immunology and allergy clinics of North America  
This research was supported by Acknowledgements I would like to thank Dr.  ...  The following research was supported by fellowships from Université de Montréal; Les Conflicts of Interest The author declares no conflicts of interest.  ...  Thus with empowerment in mind, decision-makers can question what aspects of the work environment need reform so that employees can avoid hostility and undue influence by others, such as by offering organisational  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.iac.2005.02.004 pmid:15878453 fatcat:ssajsv4t35g7tbxxkoymggsley

A grounded theory of care management after traumatic brain injury

Margaret Anne McCluskey
2005 Australian Occupational Therapy Journal  
Paid carers may not be as experienced as the care agency promised. Consequently, many do not cope well with the demands of the job.  ...  People with difficulty communicating often require complex care, as do ageing parents caring for adult children with disabilities (Reynolds, 1995) .  ...  His wife acted as the identified case manager and decision-maker. Mutual risk tolerance was evident.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1440-1630.2005.00464.x fatcat:2h6fcen4mvcjbgi676o5i7yyc4

IRRODL Volume 14, Number 4

Variou Authors
2013 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
Supporting his premise with references to similar large-scope works by colleagues such as Rumble, Daniel, Bowles and Gintis as well as his own previous work, and citing incidents from institutions such  ...  for the less experienced.  ...  Ashok Gaba at Indira Gandhi National Open University for providing an initial version of the survey for this study and to KNOU for allowing us to use its non-enrollment data.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v14i4.1675 fatcat:yft3pzxgevaghmdzuf23pw32om
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