Special issue CFP on Makerspaces due Aug. 15

Information and Learning Sciences has a CFP with a deadline approaching on August 15, 2020, as follows: “Designing, Evaluating and Assessing Learning and Engagement in School, Library, Museum and Community Makerspaces.”

Guest Editors:

  • Peter Samuelson Wardrip, Assistant Professor of STEAM Education, Curriculum and Instruction University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Samuel Abramovich, Associate Professor, Learning and Instruction/Information Science, University at Buffalo, USA
  • Caitlin K. Martin, Principal, ckMartin Consulting, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Annie White, Senior Research Associate, Fred Rogers Center, Latrobe, PA, USA
  • Lauren Penney, Making Spaces Program Manager, Maker Ed, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Stephanie Chang, Director of Impact, Maker Ed, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Lisa Brahms, Director of Education, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT, USA

CFP: https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/journal/ils/designing-evaluating-and-assessing-learning-and-engagement-school-library-museum-and


This special issue aims to further our understanding of learning and engagement in educational Makerspaces, soliciting contributions from scholars in the information sciences, learning sciences, educational technology research and librarianship, along with researchers who specialize in informal education and other related disciplines. Our goal for this special issue is to bring together articles from multiple projects that have explored conceptualizing and designing assessment of learning and engagement in Makerspaces from a variety of approaches and theoretical frameworks.

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