Author: Jordan Carswell

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I am currently the Program Director for IDEAS Studio & Academy, part of the West Houston Institute at Houston Community College.

As discussed in the article “Makerspaces and Writing Ecosystems in a Two Year College (1/2),” the maker movement and writing pedagogy have the potential to effectively encourage students to develop their ecological sense of literate infrastructures. By extending the previous discussion, this second post explores an experiment of collaborative pedagogy straddling composition studies, history studies, and makerspace pedagogy in a two-year college context. This post aims to demonstrate how multiliterate approaches and an environmental/social justice paradigm can help educators to build a resourceful ecology in which students foster their professional identity. Also, this post shares how this interdepartmental collaborative pedagogy…

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