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  1. Hands-on experiences of undergraduate students in Automatics and Robotics using a virtual and remote laboratory

    Carlos A. Jara, Francisco A. Candelas, Santiago T. Puente & Fernando Torres

    Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 2451–2461

    Automatics and Robotics subjects are always greatly improved when classroom teaching is supported by adequate laboratory courses and experiments following the "learning by doing" paradigm, which... More

    pp. 2451-2461

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  2. Exploring the educational potential of robotics in schools: A systematic review

    Fabiane Barreto Vavassori Benitti

    Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 3 (April 2012) pp. 978–988

    This study reviews recently published scientific literature on the use of robotics in schools, in order to: (a) identify the potential contribution of the incorporation of robotics as educational... More

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  3. Robotics-Based Course Design for Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Yefim Kats, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, USA, United States; Jeffrey Kuhn, Center for Student Learning Charter School, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1010–1015

    This paper addresses the development of the graduate course in instructional technology (IT) for technology facilitators and special education teachers working with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)... More

    pp. 1010-1015

  4. Underwater Robotics Experience Changes Student Interest in sTEm

    Geoff Wright, Brigham Young University College of Engineering, United States; Daniel Bates, BYU, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1067–1073

    This research investigates the impact a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) program has on student interest in, and perception of, technology and engineering (sTEm). Although there are many articles... More

    pp. 1067-1073

  5. Design-Oriented Enhanced Robotics Curriculum

    M Yilmaz, S Ozcelik, N Yilmazer & R Nekovei

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 137–144

    This paper presents an innovative two-course, laboratory-based, and design-oriented robotics educational model. The robotics curriculum exposed senior-level undergraduate students to major robotics... More

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  6. An Embedded Systems Laboratory to Support Rapid Prototyping of Robotics and the Internet of Things

    J O. Hamblen & G M. E. van Bekkum

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 121–128

    This paper describes a new approach for a course and laboratory designed to allow students to develop low-cost prototypes of robotic and other embedded devices that feature Internet connectivity, I... More

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  7. Using Robots and Contract Learning to Teach Cyber-Physical Systems to Undergraduates

    T L. A. Crenshaw

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 116–120

    Cyber-physical systems are a genre of networked real-time systems that monitor and control the physical world. Examples include unmanned aerial vehicles and industrial robotics. The experts who... More

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  8. Master's in Autonomous Systems: An Overview of the Robotics Curriculum and Outcomes at ISEP, Portugal

    E Silva, J Almeida, A Martins, J P. Baptista & B Campos Neves

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 98–102

    Robotics research in Portugal is increasing every year, but few students embrace it as one of their first choices for study. Until recently, job offers for engineers were plentiful, and those... More

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  9. A Project-Based Biologically-Inspired Robotics Module

    R M. Crowder & K-P Zauner

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 82–87

    The design of any robotic system requires input from engineers from a variety of technical fields. This paper describes a project-based module, "Biologically-Inspired Robotics," that is... More

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  10. Embodied Computation: An Active-Learning Approach to Mobile Robotics Education

    L D. Riek

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 67–72

    This paper describes a newly designed upper-level undergraduate and graduate course, Autonomous Mobile Robots. The course employs active, cooperative, problem-based learning and is grounded in the ... More

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  11. A Behavior-Based Approach for Educational Robotics Activities

    P De Cristoforis, S Pedre, M Nitsche, T Fischer, F Pessacg & C Di Pietro

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 61–66

    Educational robotics proposes the use of robots as a teaching resource that enables inexperienced students to approach topics in fields unrelated to robotics. In recent years, these activities have... More

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  12. A One-Year Introductory Robotics Curriculum for Computer Science Upperclassmen

    N Correll, R Wing & D Coleman

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 54–60

    This paper describes a one-year introductory robotics course sequence focusing on computational aspects of robotics for third- and fourth-year students. The key challenges this curriculum addresses... More

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  13. Integrating Mobile Robotics and Vision with Undergraduate Computer Science

    G Cielniak, N Bellotto & T Duckett

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 48–53

    This paper describes the integration of robotics education into an undergraduate Computer Science curriculum. The proposed approach delivers mobile robotics as well as covering the closely related ... More

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  14. Teaching Robotics Software with the Open Hardware Mobile Manipulator

    M Vona & N H. Shekar

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 42–47

    The "open hardware mobile manipulator" (OHMM) is a new open platform with a unique combination of features for teaching robotics software and algorithms. On-board low- and high-level... More

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  15. Industrial-Like Vehicle Platforms for Postgraduate Laboratory Courses on Robotics

    P J. Navarro, C Fernandez & P Sanchez

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 34–41

    The interdisciplinary nature of robotics allows mobile robots to be used successfully in a broad range of courses at the postgraduate level and in Ph.D. research. Practical industrial-like mobile... More

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  16. SyRoTek--Distance Teaching of Mobile Robotics

    M Kulich, J Chudoba, K Kosnar, T Krajnik, J Faigl & L Preucil

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 18–23

    E-learning is a modern and effective approach for training in various areas and at different levels of education. This paper gives an overview of SyRoTek, an e-learning platform for mobile robotics... More

    pp. 18-23

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  17. Experiences in Developing an Experimental Robotics Course Program for Undergraduate Education

    Seul Jung

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 129–136

    An interdisciplinary undergraduate-level robotics course offers students the chance to integrate their engineering knowledge learned throughout their college years by building a robotic system.... More

    pp. 129-136

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  18. A Bottom-Up Approach to Teaching Robotics and Mechatronics to Mechanical Engineers

    Z Shiller

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 103–109

    This paper describes a multidisciplinary teaching program, designed to provide students with the broad knowledge and skills required to practice product development in robotics and mechatronics.... More

    pp. 103-109

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  19. The Robotic Decathlon: Project-Based Learning Labs and Curriculum Design for an Introductory Robotics Course

    D J. Cappelleri & N Vitoroulis

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 73–81

    This paper presents a series of novel project-based learning labs for an introductory robotics course that are developed into a semester-long Robotic Decathlon. The last three events of the Robotic... More

    pp. 73-81

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  20. Robotics and Design: An Interdisciplinary Crash Course

    A Bonarini & M Romero

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 110–115

    The authors designed and ran a crash course on emotional robotics involving students from both the Information Engineering School and the Design School of Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. The... More

    pp. 110-115

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