MOOC on the Art of Grasping and Manipulation in Robotics: Design Choices and Lessons Learned

  • Maria PozziEmail author
  • Monica Malvezzi
  • Domenico Prattichizzo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 829)


This paper presents guidelines for designing a MOOC on Advanced Robotics topics based on the authors’ experience in creating an on-line course on The Art of Grasping and Manipulation in Robotics. After a revision of the main MOOCs and video lectures about Robotics that are available on-line, we present our course and describe the preliminary feedback we gathered from a group of Master students.


MOOC Robotic grasping Teaching robotics 



We gratefully acknowledge the funding provided by “The MathWorks, Inc.” for the development of the MOOC.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Pozzi
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Monica Malvezzi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Domenico Prattichizzo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information Engineering and MathematicsUniversity of SienaSienaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Advanced RoboticsIstituto Italiano di TecnologiaGenovaItaly

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