Author: Maggie Melo

Maggie is a PhD student at the University of Arizona. Her research centers on rhetorics of innovation, maker culture, and women in technology.

Writing is Making: Maker Culture and Embodied Learning in the Composition Classroom “Excuse me, where’s your teacher?” I felt a tap on my shoulder, and turned around to see students pointing towards the door. I looked over and saw a campus ambassador standing with a group of prospective students and their families—they were on a campus tour. I walked towards the tour guide as she asked: “We were just wondering… what class is going on right now?” I looked back into the classroom and realized how incredibly ridiculous the sight probably was. In one corner of the room were two…

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