On December 12th, the county councillor of Salzburg, Andrea Klambauer, visited Salzburg Research and got the opportunity to gain an insight into the work of Salzburg Research and DOIT. In addition to DOITs objectives and goals, the team also presented how the use and impact of the innovation-promoting DOIT program and the various methods are tested and scientifically evaluated in ten European countries. The Salzburg pilot activities were shown to illustrate this work.
Together with the TU Graz, Sandra Schön (Salzburg Research) published an article about the maker days in Graz, Austria’s biggest makerspace for children. Read about the one week event online at OCG Magazine or Researchgate.
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Together with participants of the Information and Media Literacy conference 2018 in Passau, members of the Salzburg Research DOIT team discussed the question of “Social innovation in makerspaces as a means of media literacy?”, followed by a facilitator workshop. Take a look at the slides here: Continue reading “IML 2018 conference slides online!”
On November 21st 2018, Sandra schön held a presentation at the EUregio media day about “Creative Digital Design – Making for Beginners” (German language). You can find the slides here:
The Euregio Media Day 2018 was visited by 120 teachers and educators from the region Traunstein – Berchtesgadener Land – Salzburg and DOIT served as a partner for this event.
DOIT has had the support of experts from various fields since the start of the project. These experts support the DOIT team e.g. as counselors, during activities and disseminations and provide advice and practical support with their specialist knowledge. Together with interested children, they form the Intergenerational Advisory Board (IAB). On November 8th, DOIT had an Advisory Board meeting (online), to discuss the project progress and plan further actions and expert meetings. Read on to get to know our board members! Continue reading “Meet the DOIT Advisory Board!”
During the School Makerdays from 8th to 9th of November, our partners from Salzburg Research had the opportunity to present various making activities to a group of interested educators and to explore them together. Continue reading “Workshop @ School Makerdays Salzburg”
On Saturday, November 10th 2018, the Mini Maker Faire took place in Salzburg. At 30 different making stations, around 1100 visitors were able to give free rein to their creativity. Read on to learn more! Continue reading “Mini Maker Faire 2018 in Salzburg”
On December 13th, Dr. Sandra Schön will hold a webinar on the principles and measures that can ensure greater participation by girls in makerspaces. Sandra Schön and colleagues looked at proven practice models of gender-sensitive work with girls in the context of STEM: How do maker spaces reach more girls? What conditions should be created?