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Gekara, Victor; Snell, Darryn; Molla, Alemayehu; Karanasios, Stan; Thomas, Amanda – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
Digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and automation are transforming the world of work. Developing the appropriate digital skills in the workforce is an important component in Australia's effort to compete in this rapidly emerging global digital economy. This research explores the current digital skills demand-and-supply…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Labor Supply, Transportation, Safety
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Rangraz, Masood; Pareto, Lena – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
Small manufacturing plants nowadays need to consider Industry 4.0 to stay competitive in the market. Among the challenges regarding the transformation towards Industry 4.0 are requirements to re-skill the staff for the new work environment. The staff have to either adapt to the workplace transformation brought by digitalisation, automation and…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Experiential Learning, Manufacturing Industry, Job Training
Rainie, Lee; Anderson, Janna – Pew Research Center, 2017
Machines are eating humans' jobs talents. And it is not just about jobs that are repetitive and low skill. Automation, robotics, algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) in recent times have shown they can do equal or sometimes even better work than humans who are dermatologists, insurance claims adjusters, lawyers, seismic testers in oil…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Job Training
Stenerson, Jon – Wisconsin Vocational Educator, 1986
Elements of the development of a robotics and automation laboratory are discussed. These include the benefits of upgrading current staff, ways to achieve this staff development, formation of a robotics factory automation committee, topics to be taught with a robot, elements of a laboratory, laboratory funding, and design safety. (CT)
Descriptors: Automation, Laboratories, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Safety
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Romero, Jesus Franklin A.; Leite, Patricia; Mantovani, Gerson L.; Lanfredi, Alexandre J. C.; Martins-Filho, Luiz S. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2011
This paper describes the experience of an introductory discipline to the engineering curricula at the Brazilian Federal University of ABC (UFABC). The university offers a common basic curriculum that must be accomplished by every student and can be followed by professionalising courses. The discipline "Introduction to Engineering"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Public Colleges, Introductory Courses
Rashad, Kaleb – ProQuest LLC, 2018
We are experiencing powerful and exponential shifts in our economy (Schwab, 2015), marked by rapid advancements in automation, information technology, and robotics (Ford, 2016) and the displacement of millions of Americans in the middle class (Goldin & Katz, 2008; Keeley, 2015; Pew Research Center, 2015). Our current education paradigm is…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Principals, Administrator Behavior, Teacher Attitudes
Sharon, Dan; And Others – Programmed Learning and Educational Technology, 1987
Presents an overview of a course on robotics and automation developed by the Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (ORT) to be offered through an open learning environment in the United Kingdom. Highlights include hardware and software requirements, an educational model, design principles, and future developments. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Course Descriptions, Developed Nations, Electromechanical Technology
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Borrero, A. Mejias; Marquez, J. M. Andujar – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2012
Lab practices are an essential part of teaching in Engineering. However, traditional laboratory lessons developed in classroom labs (CL) must be adapted to teaching and learning strategies that go far beyond the common concept of e-learning, in the sense that completely virtualized distance education disconnects teachers and students from the real…
Descriptors: Science Education, Laboratories, Distance Education, Internet
DiCesare, Frank; And Others – Perspectives in Computing, 1985
A general laboratory course featuring microcomputer interfacing for data acquisition, process control and automation, and robotics was developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is now available to all junior engineering students. The development and features of the course are described. (JN)
Descriptors: Automation, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Engineering Education
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Wolla, Scott; Schug, Mark C.; Wood, William C. – Social Education, 2019
Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and related fields like robotics have made it possible that automated systems will reach and then exceed human performance on more and more tasks. The affected fields span the economy, from health and education to energy and the environment. In this article, the authors define AI and provide some…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Automation, Economic Impact
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Soong, Ronald; Agmata, Kyle; Doyle, Tina; Jenne, Amy; Adamo, Antonio; Simpson, Andre J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Titration is a common introductory experiment performed across teaching laboratories from high school to university. Yet, its setup remains inaccessible for students with disabilities, denying them the opportunity for experiential learning. Therefore, rethinking such a setup is required to increase laboratory participation for these students. To…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Undergraduate Students, Students with Disabilities
Fraser, Jeannette L.; And Others – 1984
Directed to individuals responsible for program planning in vocational education at the national and state levels, this review and synthesis of technological developments in robotics and office automation identifies the potential demand for skills in these technologies in the next 3 to 5 years. The procedures for the study are described in the…
Descriptors: Automation, Employment Projections, Futures (of Society), Industry
Bucks, Gregory Warren – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Computers have become an integral part of how engineers complete their work, allowing them to collect and analyze data, model potential solutions and aiding in production through automation and robotics. In addition, computers are essential elements of the products themselves, from tennis shoes to construction materials. An understanding of how…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Racquet Sports, Construction Materials, Programming Languages
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Soboleva, Elena V.; Karavaev, Nikita L. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2020
The problem of the research is urgent due to the need to develop a special style of thinking. This type is based on problem cognitive activity, focused on lean production, resource conservation, and supported by an automated system that provides resources for solving socioeconomic problems in the conditions of the fourth industrial revolution and…
Descriptors: Robotics, Engineering Education, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
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Ure, Odd Bjørn; Skauge, Tom – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Context: The article contributes to a discussion of how patterns of employment and qualifications are modified by the ongoing industrial transformation, called Industry 4.0. Although this transformation is said to be a global phenomenon, scholars increasingly discuss the national differences in the wake of Industry 4.0. Our article aims to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Job Skills, Employment
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