Textile Messages: Dispatches From the World of E-Textiles and Education (New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies)

  • Publish Date: 2013-09-04
  • Binding: Hardcover

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Textile Messages focuses on the emerging field of electronic textiles, or e-textiles computers that can be soft, colorful, approachable, and beautiful. E-textiles are articles of clothing, home furnishings, or architectures that include embedded computational and electronic elements. This book introduces a collection of tools that enable novices including educators, hobbyists, and youth designers to create and learn with e-textiles. It then examines how these tools are reshaping technology education and DIY practices across the K-16 spectrum, presenting examples of the ways educators, researchers, designers, and young people are employing them to build new technology, new curricula, and new creative communities.

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