In this module, you will be introduced to theories (and critical theories) of critical making.
This module will renew critical perspectives on making and maker culture by looking at genuinely critical forms of critical making today – as theorized by Toronto Scholars Laura Pinto, Megan Boler, and Mark Ratto.
The Learning through Critical Making module explores forms of DIY making/learning at the margins of formal schooling systems, looking at media affordances (digital and non-digital) that may be appropriated by anyone to connect educational action and doing to their own creative uses and collaborative, social purposes.
Click here to see a visual graphic for module contents and play-flow leading to suggested applications.
The New Media Modules have been developed by an interdisciplinary team of Ontario University faculty members, York University students (teacher candidates), teachers, game designers, critical makers, digital storytellers and artists.