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Hwang, Kao-Shing; Hsiao, Wen-Hsu; Shing, Gaung-Ting; Chen, Kim-Joan – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2011
For the past several years, a team in the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE), National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan, has been establishing a pedagogical approach to embody embedded systems in the context of robotics. To alleviate the burden on students in the robotics curriculum in their junior and senior years, a training platform on…
Descriptors: Laboratory Manuals, Instructional Materials, Programming, Engineering
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Chang, Yu-Liang; Wu, Huan-Hung – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
The primary objective of this study was to determine how experience in learning to teach scientific inquiry using a practical approach affected teacher's attitudes, evaluations of use of inquiry and their actual design of inquiry based instruction. The methodology included the use an approach incorporating inquiry methodology combined with a…
Descriptors: Vocational High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers, Secondary School Science
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Chin, Kai-Yi; Hong, Zeng-Wei; Chen, Yen-Lin – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2014
Educational robotics has been regarded as an effective instructional tool over the past decade. Many studies have tested the role of robots in supporting educational classroom activities. However, reliable empirical evidence confirming the effectiveness of educational robots remains limited. Therefore, this study developed an educational…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Grade 2, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Liu, Hsin-Yu; Wang, Wen-June; Wang, Rong-Jyue – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2011
An introductory course for humanoid robot motion realization for undergraduate and graduate students is presented in this study. The basic operations of AX-12 motors and the mechanics combination of a 16 degrees-of-freedom (DOF) humanoid robot are presented first. The main concepts of multilink systems, zero moment point (ZMP), and feedback…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Programming, Feedback (Response), Educational Strategies
Atkinson, Robert D.; Mayo, Merrilea – Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 2010
Is the United States getting it wrong when it comes to educating tomorrow's innovators in critical fields? It has been known for years that the only way to compete globally in information technology, engineering, nanotechnology, robotics and other fields is to give students the best educational opportunities possible. But do individuals have a…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, STEM Education, Educational Innovation, Economic Progress
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Jou, Min; Chuang, Chien-Pen; Wu, Yu-Shiang – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
With the evolution of the surrounding world market, engineers have to propose innovations in products and processes. Industrial innovation frequently results from an improved understanding of basic physics. In this paper, an approach to accelerate inventive preliminary design is presented. This method combines the main advantages of CBR (Case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Student Projects, Physics
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Huang, Hsin-Hsiung; Su, Juing-Huei; Lee, Chyi-Shyong – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2013
A contest-oriented project for undergraduate students to learn implementation skills and theories related to intelligent mobile robots is presented in this paper. The project, related to Micromouse, Robotrace (Robotrace is the title of Taiwanese and Japanese robot races), and line-maze contests was developed by the embedded control system research…
Descriptors: Robotics, Competition, Student Projects, Active Learning
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Hong, Jon-Chao; Yu, Kuang-Chao; Chen, Mei-Yung – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2011
The POWERTECH contest in Taiwan was established in an attempt to promote inventiveness and technology to elementary school pupils. The POWERTECH contest is designed as a collaborative learning system for project design. Project design is comprised of technical processes, which include the construction of an artifact and improvement of its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Portfolios (Background Materials), Cooperative Learning, Elementary School Students
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Wu, Wen-Chi Vivian; Wang, Rong-Jyue; Chen, Nian-Shing – Interactive Learning Environments, 2015
This paper presents a design for a cutting-edge English program in which elementary school learners of English as a foreign language in Taiwan had lively interactions with a teaching assistant robot. Three dimensions involved in the design included (1) a pleasant and interactive classroom environment as the learning context, (2) a teaching…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Robotics, Elementary School Students
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Hong, Zeng-Wei; Huang, Yueh-Min; Hsu, Marie; Shen, Wei-Wei – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
Anthropomorphized robots are regarded as beneficial tools in education due to their capabilities of improving teaching effectiveness and learning motivation. Therefore, one major trend of research, known as Robot- Assisted Language Learning (RALL), is trying to develop robots to support teaching and learning English as a foreign language (EFL). As…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Wang, Yi Hsuan; Young, Shelley S.-C.; Jang, Jyh-Shing Roger – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
In this study, the researchers attempted to extend the concept of learning companions from the virtual world to the real physical environment and made a breakthrough in technique development of tangible learning robots. The aim of this study was to explore an innovative way by combining the speech recognition technology with educational robots in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Robotics, Educational Technology, English (Second Language)
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Hsiao, Hsien-Sheng; Chang, Cheng-Sian; Lin, Chien-Yu; Hsu, Hsiu-Ling – Interactive Learning Environments, 2015
This study focused on an intelligent robot which was viewed as a language teaching/learning tool to improve children's reading ability, reading interest, and learning behavior. The iRobiQ, with its multimedia contents, was employed to encourage children to read, speak, and answer questions. Fifty-seven pre-kindergarteners participated in this…
Descriptors: Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Teaching Methods, Reading Ability
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Lee, Chyi-Shyong; Su, Juing-Huei; Lin, Kuo-En; Chang, Jia-Hao; Lin, Gu-Hong – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2010
A project-based laboratory for learning embedded system design with support from industry is presented in this paper. The aim of this laboratory is to motivate students to learn the building blocks of embedded systems and practical control algorithms by constructing a line-following robot using the quadratic interpolation technique to predict the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Equipment, Programming, Robotics
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Chen, Gwo-Dong; Nurkhamid; Wang, Chin-Yeh; Yang, Su-Hang; Lu, Wei-Yuan; Chang, Chih-Kai – Interactive Learning Environments, 2013
This study proposes a platform to provide a near-authentic environment, context, and situation for task-based learning. The platform includes two projection screens (a vertical and a horizontal screen) combined for situated or authentic learning. The horizontal screen extends the vertical screen scene to form a space for learning activities and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Pretests Posttests
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Chang, Chih-Wei; Lee, Jih-Hsien; Chao, Po-Yao; Wang, Chin-Yeh; Chen, Gwo-Dong – Educational Technology & Society, 2010
As robot technologies develop, many researchers have tried to use robots to support education. Studies have shown that robots can help students develop problem-solving abilities and learn computer programming, mathematics, and science. However, few studies discuss the use of robots to facilitate the teaching of second languages. We discuss whether…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Media, Programming, Robotics
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