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McCleery, Joseph P. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
The purpose of this letter to the editor is to comment on several review papers recently published in the current "Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Special Issue on Technology: Software, Robotics, and Translational Science." These reviews address a variety of aspects relating to technology-aided intervention and instruction…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Assistive Technology, Intervention
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Turkle, Sherry – Continuing Higher Education Review, 2011
The author has been a witness to the birth of the personal computer culture, with its intense one-on-one relationships with machines, and then to the development of the networked culture, with people using the computer to communicate with each other. In her most recent work on the revolutions in social networking and sociable robotics, she sees a…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Computer Networks, Social Networks, Computers
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Frude, Neil; Jandric, Petar – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2015
This conversation focuses on a book published in 1983 that examined "animism," the tendency to regard non-living entities as living and sentient. "The Intimate Machine" suggested that animism will be fully exploited by artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, generating artefacts that will engage the user in…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Books, Interpersonal Relationship
Industrial Education, 1984
Discusses employment opportunities in robotics. (JOW)
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Job Applicants, Robotics, Technological Advancement
Cutshall, Sandy – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 2003
Offers suggestions for integrating robots into existing curriculum or creating after-school programs to help students gain content knowledge and hands-on experience. Lists robotics websites. (JOW)
Descriptors: Course Content, Experiential Learning, High Schools, Middle Schools
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Murphy, Patricia J. – Technology Teacher, 1997
Describes the national robotics competition sponsored by For Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology (FIRST). (JOW)
Descriptors: Competition, Robotics, Technology Education
Mulford, Carolyn – Vocational Education Journal, 1995
Describes robotics programs that can be used at the middle school, high school, and university. (JOW)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Robotics, Technological Advancement
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Linnell, Charles C. – Technology Teacher, 1993
Describes characteristics of robots, provides a glossary of related terms, and discusses available careers in the field of robotics. Includes a list of postsecondary institutions with robotics programs. (JOW)
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Postsecondary Education, Robotics
Rehg, James A. – Industrial Education, 1985
Questions and answers from the book "Guidelines for Robotics Program Development" are presented, addressing some of the major issues confronted by the person setting the direction for a robotics training program. (CT)
Descriptors: Automation, Guidelines, Laboratory Equipment, Manufacturing
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Dillon, Richard – Technology Teacher, 1995
A robotics contest encouraged research into robotics and gave students an opportunity to share their work and to build a robot with practical application for use in the home. (JOW)
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Robotics, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
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Albus, James S. – Futurist, 1984
Spectacular advances in microcomputers are forging new technological frontiers in robotics. For example, many factories will be totally automated. Economic implications of the new technology of robotics for the future are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Automation, Economic Factors, Economics, Employment Problems
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Shulman, Lee S. – Educational Researcher, 2007
In a response to comments by Rodney Evans on an earlier "Educational Researcher" (ER) article that the author cowrote with three colleagues at The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, the author shows that Evans' critique is based largely on a misreading or misrepresentation of their argument, its rationale, and associated…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Doctoral Programs, Educational Change, Teaching Experience
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Coates, Vary T. – Futurist, 1983
A technological diffusion or user-institution model can identify the negative and positive impact of robotics on job opportunities and productivity. (AM)
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Futures (of Society), Models, Productivity
Kirby, Barbara Malpiedi – Vocational Education Journal, 1992
Technologies described include multimedia, CD-ROM, touch screens, printers, laptop computers, imaging, robotics, computer-assisted design, Windows, and telecommunications. (SK)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Multimedia Instruction
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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
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