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Tzafestas, Spyros – European Journal of Engineering Education, 1989
Presented is an overview of the status of robotics education with information about activities and curricula for several European institutions. Some thoughts concerning the structure of a separate robotics curriculum at the university level are included. (Author/YP)
Descriptors: College Science, Electromechanical Technology, Electronic Control, Electronics
Arnold, W. F.; Carpenter, C. J. – 1984
This report examines ways of providing technician training in the operating principles of robotic devices. The terms "robotics" and "robotic arms" are first defined. Some background information on the principal features of robotic arms is given, including their geometric arrangement, type of actuator used, control method, and…
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Core Curriculum, Costs
Chertok, Michael R. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Informal, museum-based technology education is discussed. A program in which family groups work together and learn robotics is described. Projected gains in technological and scientific literacy are highlighted. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Family Involvement, Informal Education, Museums
McGinty, Tony – Electronic Learning, 1985
Discusses the basic design and special features of robotic dialing systems that are programmed to make calls to parents of truant students and presents detailed information on seven currently available self-dialing attendance systems. (MBR)
Descriptors: Attendance, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Costs
Benton, Oliver; Branch, Charles W. – 1984
The purpose of this paper is to assist those in education, government, and industry who are responsible for managing vocational and technical training in their decisions about what programs should be initiated to accommodate the growing use of robots. Section 1 describes robot characteristics (type of drive, method of teaching, lifting capacity,…
Descriptors: Automation, Educational Planning, Electronics, Employment Projections
Post, Paul E.; And Others – Educational Technology, 1988
Provides an introduction to robotic technology, and describes current robot models. Three ways of using robots in education are discussed--as exemplars of other processes, as objects of instruction, and as prosthetic aids--and selection criteria are outlined. (17 references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Electromechanical Technology, Evaluation Criteria, Physical Disabilities
Dyrud, Marilyn A. – Engineering Education, 1989
Lists articles and books related to engineering technology education published in 1988. Items are grouped administration, aeronautical, architectural, CAD/CAM, civil, computers, curriculum, electrical/electronics, industrial, industry/government/employers, instructional technology, laboratories, lasers, liberal studies, manufacturing, mechanical,…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
Hull, Daniel M.; Lovett, James E. – 1985
This task analysis report for the Robotics/Automated Systems Technician (RAST) curriculum project first provides a RAST job description. It then discusses the task analysis, including the identification of tasks, the grouping of tasks according to major areas of specialty, and the comparison of the competencies to existing or new courses to…
Descriptors: Automation, Core Curriculum, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
Hull, Daniel M.; Lovett, James E. – 1985
This volume of the final report for the Robotics/Automated Systems Technician (RAST) curriculum project is a curriculum planning guide intended for school administrators, faculty, and student counselors/advisors. It includes step-by-step procedures to help institutions evaluate their community's needs and their capabilities to meet these needs in…
Descriptors: Automation, Core Curriculum, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1984
This curriculum guide is designed to assist industrial arts teachers, counselors, and administrators in improving instruction in the areas of electricity and basic electronics. Included in the first part of the guide are a course flow chart, a course description, a discussion of target grade levels and prerequisites, course goals and objectives,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Computers, Electric Circuits
Roblyer, M. D., Ed. – 1986
Current issues in educational uses for microcomputers are addressed in this collection of 139 abstracts of papers in which computer literacy and practical applications dominate. Topics discussed include factors related to computer use in the classroom, e.g., computer lab utilization; teaching geometry, science, math, and English via…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
Lewis, Morgan; And Others – 1985
This booklet provides a brief overview of some of the major trends most likely to influence vocational education during the remainder of the 1980s. It is directed to all vocational educators, particularly planners and policymakers, who want a better understanding of the conditions under which their programs will operate. It considers the nation's…
Descriptors: Automation, Business Cycles, Economic Climate, Educational Finance
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch. – 1997
With this Career and Technologies Studies (CTS) curriculum guide, secondary students in Alberta can do the following: develop skills that can be applied in their daily lives; refine career-planning skills; develop technology-related skills in electro-technologies; enhance employability skills, especially in electro-technologies industries; and…
Descriptors: Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content
Rizzolo, Ralph M. – 1986
The development and implementation of a high-tech laboratory in a small suburban high school in Pequannock Township, New Jersey, demonstrates that the high-tech future is both possible and valuable as it permeates the entire curriculum. In 1984, the vocational studies department shifted its emphasis to prepare students for college as well as for…
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, High Schools
Ventouratos, Despina – 1993
This report evaluates Project Data-Tech, a New York City program that served 125 Haitian- and Spanish-speaking students of limited English proficiency and that was designed to improve the educational attainment of these minority children. Participating students received instruction in English as a second language; native language arts (NLA); the…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Basic Skills, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development
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