Participatory Methodology, Inclusive Control Systems and Inclusive Technical Capital Developed by Engineering Undergraduates and Teenagers from a Marginalised Community in Mexico

Simon Hayhoe, Alejandra Díaz de León Lastras, Azael Cortes Capetillo, Thomas Briony, Catherine Montgomery, Cristina Reynaga Peña, Juan Manuel Fernandez Cardenas, Nicole Lotz

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Abstract

This workshop reviews an education project in Monterrey, Mexico, which was designed to teach principles of algorithms and control systems and promote inclusion and accessibility in systems design – inclusive technology is defined in this project as digital systems that provide ubiquitous accessibility, with knowledge of these systems’ use referred to in this context as inclusive technical capital / inclusive capital. The educational development was part of the FabLab Campana project, which was designed to encourage community innovation in Campagna, a marginalized district in Monterrey, Mexico.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17
Number of pages18
JournalTechnology and Disability
Volume31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2019

Keywords

  • Mexico
  • inclusive technical capital
  • mobile technology
  • 3D printing
  • Education
  • social inclusion

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