“The best way to understand the immense influence of this relatively small business is through a political economic analysis.”
Bers describes current research on a pedagogical approach for early childhood computer science education called “Coding as Another Language”.
Desmond Upton Patton introduces a critical systematic approach for extracting culture, context and nuance in social media data. The Contextual Analysis of Social Media (CASM) approach considers and critiques the gap between inadequacies in natural language processing tools and differences in geographic, cultural, and age-related variance of social media use and communication.
Matthew Berland on how we can create environments where learners are supported in developing creative agency, and how we might assess or evaluate success.
CMS/W Professor Eric Klopfer and The Education Arcade are currently working on a set of “Participatory Simulations”: mobile collaborative systems-based games.
Lancaster University’s Lucy Suchman’s concern is with the asymmetric distributions of sociotechnologies of (in)security, their deadly and injurious effects, and the legal, ethical, and moral questions that haunt their operations.
Professor William Uricchio on how co-creation is picking up steam as a claim, aspiration, and buzz-word du jour. But what is and why does it matter?