[Bloominglabs-announce] Hackerspace Study

Austin Toombs austintoombs at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 19 17:40:53 EDT 2013


I do not see the harm in sharing the message, but I am not sure I see
the overlap between my study and the work of the teachers you
mentioned. Perhaps we can discuss this more outside of the listserv.


On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 5:35 PM, Joshua Wilcox
<joshua.m.wilcox at gmail.com> wrote:
> As a representative of another hackspace LVL1 I am interested in sharing this study. One of our sub groups Makers Ed is currently trying to promote hacking in the local school district. May I have your permission to share the details of this message with a group of elementary to highschool teachers who are currently trying to figure out a method of quantification for administrators and testing agencies.
> Jmw
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Mar 19, 2013, at 5:05 PM, Austin Toombs <austintoombs at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Bloominglabs Members,
>> I am a doctoral student in Human Computer Interaction Design in the
>> School of Informatics and Computing, and am currently conducting a
>> research study on the processes of making and hacking in the
>> hackerspace. I plan to observe activities in the hackerspace during
>> the Spring and Summer of 2013. I would like to discuss these
>> observations and your potential participation or dis-interest in
>> participation at the next public meeting at 8pm (tomorrow, March
>> 20th).
>> I may also request for you to participate in related interviews based
>> on my observations. Additional details about the study are available
>> in the attached information sheet. If you have any questions about
>> this, feel free to email me.
>> Best Regards,
>> Austin Toombs
>> altoombs at indiana.edu
>> <HackerspaceStudyInformationSheet.pdf>
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