Research article #1
STEAM-Powered Computing Education: Using E-Textiles to Integrate the Arts and STEM
An introductory article that gives a brief overview on a variety of E-textiles related connections to STEM
Peppler, K. (2013, September). STEAM – powered computing education: Using e-textiles to integrate the arts and STEM. IEEE Computer Society, 13, 38-43.
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Research Article #2
Stitching Circuits: Learning About Circuitry Through E-textile Materials
The ways e-textiles help students learn and retain traditional concepts in new and engaging ways
Peppler, K., & Glosson, D. (2012, November 17). Stitching circuits: Learning about circuitry through e-textile materials. J. Sci. Educ. Technology (2013), 22, 751-763.
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Research Article #3
Hands On, Hands Off: Gendered Access in Crafting and Electronics Practices
How the use of e-textiles in the STEM fields is changing statistics related to gender, engagement of females in these fields, and the roles of females in these fields
Buchholz, B., Shively, K., Peppler, K., & Wohlwend, K. (2014). Hands on, hands off: Gendered access in crafting and electronics practices. Mind, Culture, and Activity, 21, 278-279.
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Research ARticle #4
Functional Aesthetics for Learning: Creative Tensions in Youth e-Textile Designs
How e-textiles combine aesthetics and functionality and how this
combination creates higher student engagement in concept learning
Fields, D.A., Kafai, Y.B., & Searle, K.A. (2012). Functional aesthetics for learning: Creative tensions in youth e-textile designs. International Society of the Learning Sciences. In J. van Aalst, K. Thompson, M. J. Jacobson, and P. Reimann, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2012), 1, 196-203.
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Research Article #5
A Crafts-Oriented Approach to Computing in High School: Introducing Computational Concepts, Practices and Perspectives with Electronic Textiles
Educational benefits of using e-textiles, and how e-textiles change student perceptions of computing and computational concepts
Kafai, Y.B., Lee, E., Searle, K., Fields, D., Kaplan, E., & Lui, D. (2014, March). A crafts-oriented approach to computing in high school: Introducing computational concepts, practices, and perspectives with electronic textiles. ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 14 (1), Article 1, 20 pages.
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