Beta Lab Publications



Martin, L., & Dixon, C. (2016). Making as a pathway to engineering and design. In K. Peppler, E. Halverson, & Y. Kafai (Eds.), Makeology: Makers as Learners (Volume 2) (pp. 183-195). New York: Routledge. (Amazon)  (Google Books)

Martin, L. (2015). The promise of the Maker Movement for education. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 5(1), 30-39.


Martin, L. (2016). “The Maker Movement – A Pathway for K12 Students to Engineering Adaptive Expertise.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Engineering Education, 2016, in New Orleans, LA.

Betser, S., Martin, L., Dixon, C., (2016). “Mentoring youth toward engagement in core practices of the Maker Movement” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, 2016, in Washington, DC.

Dixon, C., & Martin, L. (2014). “Make to relate: Narratives of, and as, community practice.” In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E. A., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A., S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., & D’Amico, L. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014. Boulder, CO (pp. 1591-1592). (Dixon Martin_ICLS_2014)

Martin, L., Dixon, C., & Hagood, D., (2014). Distributed adaptations in youth making.  Paper Presented at FabLearn: Conference on Creativity and Fabrication in Education, Stanford, CA. (Martin Dixon Hagood – FabLearn Final2 140930)

Martin, L., & Dixon, C. (Winter 2013). “Youth conceptions of making and the maker movement” Presented at the Interaction, Design, and Children (IDC) conference, 2013, in New York. (Martin Dixon IDC 2013 Workshop – Youth Conceptions of Making)

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