Making together : creative collaboration for everyone
Author(s)Roque, Ricarose Vallarta
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture. Program in Media Arts and Sciences.
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis explores how we can design learning environments to support broad participation in creative collaboration-that is, the process of working together on the construction of an artifact. I describe and analyze the design and implementation of Collab Camp, a learning environment that supports creative collaboration among members in the Scratch online community. The design of Collab Camp is based on four intersecting goals: encourage collaboration, support making, connect to interests, and cultivate community. I use a designed-based learning approach to iteratively design, implement, and evaluate this learning environment. I conclude by reflecting on the implementations and analyses to suggest ways in which we can support everyone in making together.
Thesis (S.M.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Planning, Program in Media Arts and Sciences, 2012.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-105).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture. Program in Media Arts and Sciences.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Architecture. Program in Media Arts and Sciences.