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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC. – 2001
This brief discusses human movement and robotic human movement simulators. The activity for students in grades 5-12 provides a history of robotic movement and includes making an End Effector for the robotic arms used on the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station (ISS). (MVL)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Hands on Science
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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
Meyer, Walter – Computing Teacher, 1988
Description of the field of robotics and its possible use in high school computational geometry classes emphasizes motion planning exercises and computer graphics displays. Eleven geometrical problems based on robotics are presented along with the correct solutions and explanations. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Geometric Concepts, Geometric Constructions
Asfahl, C. Ray – Technological Horizons in Education, 1984
Discusses why educators should not rush headlong into creating robotics curricula and suggests methods of establishing meaningful courses. Indicates that the solution to the problem of building a robotic curriculum is to incorporate the three major areas of robotics (design, operations, maintenance) into existing curricula where they best fit. (JN)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, College Curriculum, Computer Oriented Programs, Curriculum Development
Further Education Unit, London (England). – 1985
This report contains materials to assist teachers and others in designing curricula in robotics. The first section includes the results of a survey of technicians and supervisors in nine companies involved with robots that was designed to gather information concerning the education and training needed to prepare for a career in robotics. The…
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Curriculum Development
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Simanek, Donald E. – Physics Teacher, 1994
Compares and reviews currently available brands of steel construction sets that are useful to physics teachers for building demonstrations, prototypes of mechanisms, robotics, and remote control devices. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Demonstrations (Science), Engineering Education, High Schools, Higher Education
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Friedman, Madeleine – TechTrends, 1986
Describes a robotics literacy course offered for elementary age children at Broward Community College (Florida) and discusses the motivation for offering such a course, the course philosophy and objectives, and participant reactions. A sampling of robots and robotics devices and some of their teaching applications are included. (MBR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Electronic Control
Cohen, Karen C.; Meyer, Carol D. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1984
Discusses the development of industrial robotics training materials, considering the need for such materials, preliminary curriculum design, the Piagetian approach followed, and the uses of computer assisted instruction. A list of robotics curriculum courses (with content and audience indicated) is included. (JN)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
Auer, Herbert J. – 1985
This instructional manual contains 20 learning activity packets for use in a workshop on robotics. The lessons cover the following topics: safety considerations in robotics; introduction to technology-level and coordinate-systems categories; the teach pendant (a hand-held computer, usually attached to the robot controller, with which the operator…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Course Content, Equipment
Kimbler, D. L. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1984
The impact of robotics in education is discussed in terms of academic assistance to industry in robotics as well as academic problems in handling the demands put upon it. Some potential solutions that can have lasting impact on educational systems are proposed. (JN)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Oriented Programs, Curriculum Development, Engineering
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
Hull, Daniel M.; Lovett, James E. – 1985
The six new robotics and automated systems specialty courses developed by the Robotics/Automated Systems Technician (RAST) project are described in this publication. Course titles are Fundamentals of Robotics and Automated Systems, Automated Systems and Support Components, Controllers for Robots and Automated Systems, Robotics and Automated…
Descriptors: Automation, Course Descriptions, Electromechanical Technology, Learning Activities
Shahinpoor, Mohsen; Singer, Neal – Technological Horizons in Education, 1985
An instructional robotics laboratory that is unique in the United States was created in 1984 at the University of New Mexico. Descriptions of the laboratory, course work offered, student projects, and other areas are provided. (JN)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Engineering, Engineering Education, Higher Education
Southeastern Louisiana Univ., Hammond. – 1987
This model instructional unit was developed to aid industrial arts/technology education teachers in Louisiana to teach a course on microprocessors and robotics in grades 11 and 12. It provides guidance on model performance objectives, current technology content, sources, and supplemental materials. Following a course description, rationale, and…
Descriptors: Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Software, Course Content
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Kissinger, Pat – Education Libraries, 1987
This annotated bibliography describes 12 books, 10 ERIC publications, and 7 periodical articles about artificial intelligence and robotics that were selected by the author as resources for educators. (CLB)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Resources, Robotics
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