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Rios-Gutierrez, Fernando; Alba-Flores, Rocio – American Journal of Engineering Education, 2017
This work describes the educational experiences gained teaching the Senior Design I & II courses, a senior level, two-semester sequence in the Electrical Engineering (EE) program at Georgia Southern University (GSU). In particular, the authors present their experiences in using robotics as the main area to develop the capstone senior design,…
Descriptors: Robotics, Design, Educational Experience, Engineering Education
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Hamblen, J. O.; van Bekkum, G. M. E. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2013
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/O, networking, a real-time operating system (RTOS), and object-oriented C/C++. The application programming interface (API) libraries provided permit…
Descriptors: Robotics, Engineering Education, Computer Science Education, Internet
Shain, Kenneth S. – 1983
This catalog was prepared for the Department of Vocational Career Development of Georgia State University as a supplementary manual to its recently developed catalog of courses. It is a survey of available literature on a wide variety of technical subjects formerly not included in traditional vocational or technical education in Georgia. Included…
Descriptors: Books, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software
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Rolka, Christine; Remshagen, Anja – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2015
Contextualized learning is considered beneficial for student success. In this article, we assess the impact of context-based learning tools on student grade performance in an introductory computer science course. In particular, we investigate two central questions: (1) does the use context-based learning tools, robots and animations, affect…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Computer Science Education, Context Effect, Grades (Scholastic)
Fischman, Josh – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Enrollment in undergraduate computer-science programs has dipped all over the country, and among women it has almost vanished, dropping 70 percent between 2000 and 2005. Observers cite different reasons for the drop, including the dot-com bust a few years ago is one, but universities are beginning to agree on one cause that is within their…
Descriptors: Computers, Programming, Females, Robotics