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Integrating Robotics as an Interdisciplinary-Educational Tool in Primary Education
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, , Frederick University Cyprus, Cyprus

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

The current study examines the integration of robotics as an interdisciplinary-educational tool in the teaching and learning process. Study’s sample was twelve, 6th graders that attended eight lessons, in November 2011, through which robotics was integrated as educational tool .To achieve the above the educational robotics package Lego Mindstorms NXT was used. Case study methodology was employed and 3 data collection methods were used: pre- and post-questionnaires, classroom observations and an evaluation assignment. The results showed that students found the lessons interesting and enjoyable. They managed to easily build the robots and relatively easily program the robots. The study highlights robotics’ effectiveness as a tool to develop students’ knowledge and skills, thus its interdisciplinary character was not highly revealed.

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Eteokleous-Grigoriou, N. & Psomas, C. (2013). Integrating Robotics as an Interdisciplinary-Educational Tool in Primary Education. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3877-3881). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved May 21, 2019 from .

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