Entries by Laura March

Asian Voices at Carolina

Dr. Melo – along with other faculty, staff, and students at UNC – shared her thoughts as part of a University Office for Diversity and Inclusion news piece: In light of the alarming increase in anti-Asian violence and sentiment, there is great concern at UNC about the safety and well-being of our Asian faculty, staff […]

Welcome, Rachel & Emily!

The EiTM Lab is excited to welcome two new team members: Rachel Rodney and Emily Arnsberg. Read more about them, and other members of the lab, on the EiTM Team page.

Pedagogical Violence and Language Dominance

Dr. Maggie Melo’s chapter, “Pedagogical Violence and Language Dominance,” will be published in the forthcoming book, Hybrid Pedagogy: Pedagogy, People, Politics. The book will be released tomorrow, February 23, 2020. Book Description How can education survive in a post-truth era full of alternative facts and a reality-TV star armed with nuclear codes and a Twitter account? […]

Re-making the Library Makerspace Book Launch

Jan 29, 2021 10am PST/1pm EST You’re invited to the (virtual) book launch of Re-making the Library Makerspace: Critical Theories, Reflections, and Practices, from Library Juice Press, edited by Jennifer T. Nichols and Maggie Melo. The volume offers chapters that acknowledge power and structural inequity, reflect on moving forward toward social justice, and celebrate successes […]

Creating EiTM’s Website & Logo

By Laura March One of my projects this semester was creating our lab’s logo and website. While some may think an online presence can be slapped together in an afternoon using free tools, taking the time to analyze and design a polished digital identity at the start saves headaches (and money) in the long term. […]

CNI Session

Investigating the Spatial Arrangements of Makerspaces and its Impact on Diverse Student Populations Tuesday, December 1, 2020: 2:00pm – 2:30pm Learn more and sign up through CNI Fall 2020 Virtual Membership Meeting Website The preliminary findings for the first phase of the research program, “Equity in the Making: Investigating Spatial Arrangements of Makerspaces and Their […]

Webinar: Makers Gonna Make

Makers Gonna Make: Maker Ed in Remote/Hybrid Learning Environments Wednesday, October 28, 2020 – 12pm ET/ 9am PT Webinar Signup Many libraries use makerspaces to teach and engage, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, buildings have been closed and people have been distanced. So libraries are doing what they always do: innovate. From student-led remote projects […]

Lightning Talks – Dr. Maggie Melo on YouTube

Dr. Melo presented her SILS Lightning talk on Friday, September 18, 2020. Lightning talks by faculty members include individual brief (10 minutes or less) presentations on their research interests and projects. View the full SILS Lightning Talks playlist on YouTube.