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Koumoullos, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This research study aimed to identify any correlation between participation in afterschool robotics at the high school level and academic performance. Through a sample of N = 121 students, the researcher examined the grades and attendance of students who participated in a robotics program in the 2011-2012 school year. The academic record of these…
Descriptors: Robotics, Correlation, Student Participation, After School Programs
Patton, Madeline – American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2008
This publication presents the following articles: (1) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Develops Student Recruitment and Retention Strategies; (2) Marketer Advises Tech Educators Appeal to Teens' Emotions, Desires to Do Something Important; (3) Digital Bridge Academy Gets At-Risk Students on Paths to Knowledge-Based Careers; (4) Project…
Descriptors: Technology Education, STEM Education, Community Colleges, Human Capital
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Asimopoulos, Nikolaos D.; Kyriakos, Nathanail; Mpatzakis, Vlasios – International Journal on E-Learning, 2007
Technical education is, by definition, a field that requires hands-on practice and experience by the student. When it comes to distant learning, technical education suffers from lack of such practical study, given the fact that e-learning is based on theoretical material being provided remotely to the student. This article presents the idea of…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Internet, Laboratories, Engineering
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
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2004
This edition of "TECHcitement" contains the following articles: (1) ATE Program Leads to Student Success; (2) Doing Whatever It Takes for Aquaculture; (3) The Bridge to Biotech; (4) Girls See What They Can Do With Technology at Camp; (5) Students Advancing Solutions to Business Problems; (6) CREATE Recreates Technical Education in California; (7)…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Technical Education, Community Colleges, Technology Education
Lynch, Edward J. – 1983
Approved in 1979, the robotics technician training program at Macomb County Community College (MCC) in Warren (Michigan) provides students with training in hydraulics and electronics as well as with hands-on training in the area of robotics. Furthermore, the program faculty includes individuals with work experience in electronics, fluid power, and…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Automation, Curriculum, Educational Equipment
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
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Millson, David; Jerie, Branko – Technology Teacher, 2005
Motivating students to master the basics in any field is a demanding task. In technical education, while the direct benefit--almost certain, well-paying employment--is obvious, the challenge is to keep students' interest high. Absent that, the technical workforce lacks skilled replenishment, and the possibility of being overtaken by competition…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Student Motivation
DeVore, Paul W. – Man/Society/Technology, 1982
The author explores several recent technological developments which will have an impact on future technical education. These developments include the revolution in information services, robotics, job changes and eliminations, changing role of the worker, and quality of life. (CT)
Descriptors: Automation, Career Change, Futures (of Society), Job Satisfaction
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
Warnat, Winifred I. – 1983
This discussion of the influence of robotics on the individual and society addresses three major topics: (1) the current employment picture and future expectations; (2) developments in the robotics industry and their impact on the changing character of work; and (3) the implications of these changes for both society and the individual worker. The…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Economic Change, Educational Needs, Employment Projections
Hull, Daniel M.; Lovett, James E. – 1984
This report presents the results of research conducted to determine the current state of the art of robotics/automated systems technician (RAST) training offered in the United States. Section I discusses the RAST curriculum project, of which this state-of-the-art review is a part, and offers a RAST job description. Section II describes the…
Descriptors: Automation, Educational Research, Electromechanical Technology, Enrollment
Warnat, Winifred I. – 1983
Robotics (robot usage) is discussed from a historical perspective with regard to its role in employment and education. Part 1 examines the transition from an industrial to an information society and speculates what the future might hold, particularly in terms of employment. Part 2 gives a historical overview of the robotics industry and discusses…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Cybernetics, Elementary Secondary Education
Seaman, Virgil A.; Steck, Francis X. – 1985
This document contains suggestions for integrating the elements of robotics into technology education courses from elementary through junior high and high school levels. Eighteen courses into which robotics instruction can be incorporated are listed. They include the following: exploring industry and technology, introduction to industrial and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Oriented Programs, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
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