Learning and Making
What are the possibilities of learning by making for adults?
Online communities are shifting our means of learning
More people are moving to online environments to create their own learning communities beyond institutional structures, writes Pascale Mompoint-Gaillard. The text is a column written for issue 2/2022 on Learning and Making.
Moving through new landscapes of learning
Doing an Erasmus MA during the pandemic taught Viktoriya Ivanenko that studying online cannot replace engaging with a new culture.
“I don’t really believe in the idea of passive knowledge transfer”
Irene-Angelica Chounta explores how hackathons and other types of “digital making” can make academic learning a more hands-on experience.
Passing on the craft to the next generation
Can intergenerational learning save traditional crafts and be the future of apprenticeship teaching?
Want to be a part of a herd of makers?
We talked to people involved in maker communities across Europe. Whatever the activity is, being creative together is what really matters.
Making the outer inner: adults need play too
Play is often cited as ‘the work of children’, but play does not leave us when we become adults, says Dr Peter King.
Should we all embrace maker learning?
Some people might naturally be more “hands-on” learners than others – but we could all benefit from exploring learning through making.The text is an editorial written for issue 2/2022 on Learning and Making.
Digital storytelling combines art and technical skills
Digital Storytelling helps people visualise their personal stories in a simple but creative way. At the same time, they learn important digital skills.
Learning one knot at a time
A Zimbabwean social enterprise is teaching women the art of macramé. The women are also learning about sustainability and creative product development.