Lisa Schwartz

Lisa Schwartz
University of Colorado Boulder | CUB · Office for Outreach and Engagement (formerly post doc in CU Boulder School of Education)

PhD

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February 2016 - June 2017
University of Colorado Boulder
Position
  • Consultant
February 2016 - June 2017
University of Colorado Boulder
Position
  • PhD
August 2011 - present
University of Colorado Boulder
Position
  • PostDoc Position
Education
August 2007 - August 2011
The University of Arizona
Field of study
  • Education

Publications

Publications (11)
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http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/hfrtW6QrATSJUBu5PwNi/full Youths’ learner-generated designs, instantiated in digital practices, spaces and artifacts, are underutilized in schools. Additionally, digital media tools are often taken up in reductive ways that serve to perpetuate deficit discourses for youth from nondominant communities, rather than r...
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Making and Tinkering " links science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning (STEM) to the do-it-yourself " maker " movement, where people of all ages " create and share things in both the digital and physical world " (Resnick & Rosenbaum, 2013). This paper examines designing what Resnick and Rosenbaum (2013) call " contexts for tinkerabi...
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This article addresses several challenges faced by educators and students in English classrooms in the US–Mexico borderlands region that will resonate with educators more broadly. I present how Ms Smith, the predominately Latino students in her high school writing class and I moved beyond what Ms Smith called the “tyranny of the five-paragraph essa...
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Youths’ learner-generated designs, instantiated in digital practices, spaces and artifacts, are underutilized in schools. Additionally, digital media tools are often taken up in reductive ways that serve to perpetuate deficit discourses for youth from nondominant communities, rather than reflect the creativity and innovation that youth practice wit...
Conference Paper
(a version is also in preparation for a special issue, abstract accepted) Mediating between the public and private affordances of new media presents a challenge for appropriating these tools in schools. This chapters draws from Gal’s (2002) work on fractal recursivity as a frame for examining the semiotic processes that produce dichotomies of “in-s...
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“Making and Tinkering” has become popular in informal education circles. The practice links science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning (STEM) to the do-it-yourself “maker” movement, where people of all ages “create and share things in both the digital and physical world” (Resnick & Rosenbaum, 2013). This paper examines a cultural his...
Chapter
This chapter presents two case examples of how students negotiate transnational lives in response to rapidly changing social and political circumstances within their communities. These examples are used to illustrate how these circumstances, clearly aversive ones, can influence the nature of the funds of knowledge generated by families and students...

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