Strategic Directions | Feature
Rethinking the Makerspace
A Q&A with Kyle D. Bowen
“We have to realize that the technologies our students will be working with after graduation and beyond haven’t been invented yet. But the fluencies they develop now will serve them for a long time.” — Kyle D. Bowen
When you consider the opportunities and challenges surrounding a technology offering on campus, do you focus on the specifics of that technology, or on its impact? Here, CT examines the impact of makerspaces with Penn State’s Director for Teaching and Learning with Technology Kyle D. Bowen.
Mary Grush: Are we beginning to see new ways of thinking about makerspaces in education as they become more common at colleges and universities? They seem to be getting a lot of attention right now — what should…