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Robotics in STEM Education

Redesigning the Learning Experience

  • Myint Swe Khine

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Robotics Curriculum and Schools

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Amy Eguchi
      Pages 3-31
    3. Christina Chalmers, Rod Nason
      Pages 33-57
    4. Raymond K. Sheh, Amy Eguchi, Haldun Komsuoglu, Adam Jacoff
      Pages 85-100
  3. Robotics and STEM Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Fabiane Barreto Vavassori Benitti, Newton Spolaôr
      Pages 103-129
    3. ChanJin Chung, Christopher Cartwright, Joe DeRose
      Pages 131-170
    4. Francis Tuluri
      Pages 195-209
  4. Robotics, Creativity and STEAM Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 261-262

About this book

Introduction

This book describes recent approaches in advancing STEM education with the use of robotics, innovative methods in integrating robotics in school subjects, engaging and stimulating students with robotics in classroom-based and out-of-school activities, and new ways of using robotics as an educational tool to provide diverse learning experiences. It addresses issues and challenges in generating enthusiasm among students and revamping curricula to provide application focused and hands-on approaches in learning . The book also provides effective strategies and emerging trends in using robotics, designing learning activities and how robotics impacts the students’ interests and achievements in STEM related subjects.

The frontiers of education are progressing very rapidly. This volume brought together a collection of projects and ideas  which help us keep track of where the frontiers are moving. This book ticks lots of contemporary boxes: STEM, robotics, coding, and computational thinking among them.  Most educators interested in the STEM phenomena will find many ideas in this book which challenge, provide evidence and suggest solutions related to both pedagogy and content. Regular reference to 21st Century skills, achieved through active collaborative learning in authentic contexts, ensures the enduring usefulness of this volume.

John Williams
Professor of Education and Director of the STEM Education Research Group
Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Keywords

educational robotics science education engineering education computer science education project-based learning problem-solving critical thinking coding skills robotics curriculum STEAM education

Editors and affiliations

  • Myint Swe Khine
    • 1
  1. 1.Emirates College for Advanced EducationAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57786-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-57785-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-57786-9
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