Schedule

The conference schedule

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
When Central European Summer Time (UTC+2) What Who Where
09:30-10:00 Conference start / social time Conference participants Virtual campus
10:00-10:30 Welcome by the conference hosts Dorit Assaf, Yungjin Oh
St.Gallen University of Teacher education
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10:30-10:45 Welcome by the conference steering committee Michail Giannakos, professor at the Department of Computer Science of Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Zoom link
11:00-12:00 Paper session I

“Variety of learning opportunities”

Chair: Janet C Read

Paper 1: Designing Effective Playful Experiences for Sustainability Awareness in Schools and Makerspaces

Paper 2: Entrepreneurship Education Meets FabLab: Lessons Learned With Teenagers

Paper 3: VotestratesML: A High School Learning Tool for Exploring Machine Learningand its Societal Implications

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12:00-13:00 Lunch break / social time Conference participants Virtual campus
13:00-14:30 Workshop 1

12:00-13:30 Workshop 2

13:00-15:00 Workshop 3

Workshops Workshop 1: Incorporating Maker-Centered Learning in Formal Education (90 min)

Workshop 2: Creative, Engaging, and Playful “Making”-Activities with Smartphones and Embroidery Machines (90 min)

Workshop 3: Making the World Cleaner: Data Computation and Communication in a Design Landscape (120 min)

Zoom link Workshop 1

Zoom link Workshop 2

Zoom link Workshop 3

14:30-15:30 Coffee break / social time Conference participants Virtual campus
15:30-16:30 Keynote

“Re-Making our Worlds: Transforming STEM Learning Spaces”

Speaker:

Brian Gravel, Ph.D.
Professor of STEM Education at Tufts University

 

 

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16:30-17:30 Social event

Improv show live from the UK

The Maydays Zoom link

 

Thursday, June 3, 2021
When Central European Summer Time (UTC+2) What Who Where
08:30-09:00 Conference start / social time Conference participants Virtual campus
09:00-09:15 Welcome by the conference hosts Dorit Assaf, Yunjin Oh
St.Gallen University of Teacher education
Zoom link
09:15-10:15 Paper session II

“Maker education and pedagogues”

Chair: Bernadette Spieler

Paper 4: The Connected Qualities of Design Thinking and Maker Education practices in Early Education: A narrative review

Paper 5: Scaling Digital Design Literacy in K-9 Through the Fellowship Program

Paper 6: Becoming a Maker Pedagogue: Exploring Practices of Making and Developing a Maker Mindset for Preschools

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10:15-11:00 The Maydays featured workshop on creativity, ideation, and communication (prior workshop registration required!)

or social time

The Maydays (workshop)

or conference participants (social time)

 

Zoom link Maydays Workshop1

Zoom link Maydays Workshop2

or virtual campus (social time)

11:00-12:00 Demo and poster (work-in-progress-papers) session I Short poster and demo pitches

Poster 2: A Maker Approach For The Future Of Learning

Poster 5: Teaching and learning educational robotics: an open source robot and its e-learning platform

Poster 6: Make4Change: Empowering Unemployed Youth through Digital Fabrication

Poster 7: Sheep With Five Feet. Struggling to teach, make, help, observe, and learn simultaneously in maker education

Demo 1: Demonstration of Roteco: an informative, collaborative platform with a unique community ecosystem

Demo 3: Enabling agile rapid product development in K12 classrooms by enhancing an educational exoskeleton.

Demo 5: The Magic Mode of Everyday Objects: Bridging the Digital and Physical Environments of Play with Monnom

Zoom link for pitch session then virtual campus
12:00-13:00 Lunch break Conference participants Virtual campus
13:00-14:00 Demo and poster (work-in-progress-papers) session II Short poster and demo pitches
Poster 1: Towards Better Understanding Maker EcosystemsPoster 3: Social Necklace Project: A student-made gadget to help people during the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Poster 4: Opportunities and Scaffolds for Critical Reflection on Ethical Issues in an Online After School Biowearable Workshop for Youth

 

Poster 8: Three Approaches for Shaping Safety Culture in Digital Fabrication: A Research Roadmap

 

Poster 9: The Fab Lab Classroom: Scaffolding STEM Concepts by Adopting and Adapting Design Thinking

 

Demo 2: «iMake-IT»: Invent, Code, and Shape Your World!

 

Demo 4: Zine Machines – A Tinkering Kit Involving Math and Making

Zoom link for pitch session then virtual campus
14:00-14:15 Coffee break / social time Conference participants Virtual campus
14:15-15:15 Keynote panel discussion

“Opportunities for science literacies for children”

Chair: Michail Giannakos, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

Panel members

Vanessa Camillieri University of Malta (UM) Elias Stouraitis PALLADIO, Greece
Pavlos Koulouris, Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Greece
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15:15-15:45 Coffee break / social time Conference participants Virtual campus
15:45-17:00 Paper session III

“Challenges and emotions in learning experiences”

Chair: Netta Iivari

Paper 7: Faces Don’t Lie: Analysis of Children’s Facial expressions during Collaborative Coding

Paper 8: Frustration as an opportunity for learning: Review of literature

Paper 9: Facilitating Online Distributed Critical Making: Lessons Learned

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17:00-17:30 Conference closing Conference hosts and steering committee Zoom link