Anu Kajamaa and Kristiina Kumpulainen edited a double special issue for the Mind, Culture and Activity Journal (Volume 26, Issues 3 and 4)

20.12.2019
A double special issue entitled “Young People, Digital Mediation, and Transformative Agency” for the Mind, Culture and Activity Journal, edited by LECI-expert group leaders Anu Kajamaa and Kristiina Kumpulainen, has now come out.

A double special issue for the Mind, Culture and Activity Journal, edited by LECI-expert group leaders Anu Kajamaa and Kristiina Kumpulainen, has now come out! The special issue entitled “Young People, Digital Mediation, and Transformative Agency” includes articles from Australia, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, the UK, and the US. Our two editorials of the special issue and some of the articles are Open Access. Here below is a list of all the authors and the titles of their articles. More information on this (JUFO2) journal and articles can be found here. 

Editorials

Anu Kajamaa and Kristiina Kumpulainen (2019). A special issue “Young people, digital mediation and transformative agency” (Part 1). Mind, Culture and Activity, 26(3), 201-206.

Anu Kajamaa and Kristiina Kumpulainen (2019). A special issue “Young people, digital mediation and transformative agency” (Part 2). Mind, Culture and Activity, 26(4), 286-290.

Part one of the special issue

Marilyn Fleer: Digitally amplified practices: Beyond binaries and towards a profile of multiple digital coadjuvants.

Jackie Marsh, Elizabeth Wood, Liz Chesworth, Bobby Nisha, Beth Nuthbrown and Bryony Olney: Makerspaces in Early Childhood Education: Principles of Pedagogy and Practice (Open Access).

Anna Keune and Kylie Peppler: “It helps create and enhance a community”: Youth motivations for making portfolios (Open Access).

Jasmine Nation and Richard Duran: Home is where the Heart is: Latinx youth expression and identity in a Critical Maker Project.

Anu Kajamaa and Kristiina Kumpulainen: Agency in the Making: Analyzing students’ transformative agency in a school-based makerspace (Open Access).

Part two of the special issue

Kris Gutiérrez, Bryce Becker, Manuel Espinoza, Krista Cortes, Arturo Cortez, José Ramon Lizárraga, Edward Rivero, Karen Villegas and Peng Yin: Youth as historical actors in the production of possible futures.

Ola Erstad and Kenneth Silseth: Futuremaking and digital engagement: From everyday interests to educational trajectories.

Anna Engel, Jaime Fauré, Antonio Membrive, Iris Merino and César Coll: The influence of parents in the discursive construction of technology-mediated learning experiences.

Fernando Rezende da Cunha Junior, Claudia van Kruistum, Michalis Kontopodis and Bert van Oers: Students on Facebook: from observers to collaborative agents (Open Access).

Tania Dias Fonseca: The Internet as a global playground: Young citizens and informal places of agency, a Portuguese case study.

For more information contact: anu.kajamaa@helsinki.fi; kristiina.kumpulainen@helsinki.fi