Enhancing Digital Literacy and Creativity

Publisher: Taylor and Francis Release date: 2019-11-07

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Enhancing Digital Literacy and Creativity is an exploration of how young children gain digital literacies in 'makerspaces.' The international authors investigate how hands-on experimentation with a variety of materials - from traditional arts and crafts to contemporary digital tools like 3D printers and laser cutters - can aid children in their development of play, creativity and storytelling. From museums to libraries, nursery schools to community centres, this research shows how 'making' supports the development of creative skills and introduces concepts to be explored in a variety of environments and contexts.Drawing on examples from around the globe, described by a range of international academics, Enhancing Digital Literacy and Creativity includes chapters on:Virtual realityMuseum and library makerspacesIntergenerational making in familiesMaking in schools and nursery settingsAssessing learning in makerspacesLinks to previous theoriesSocial imaginationThis book will be a valuable resource for students and researchers in the fields of education and digital literacies; early childhood teacher educators and practitioners; librarians; museum educators; and makerspace staff.

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Genre: Education

Collection: Routledge

Type: EPub

Pages: 202

ISBN: 9780429516412

Additional Information

Genre: Education

Collection: Routledge

Type: EPub

Pages: 202

ISBN: 9780429516412

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