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Robotic Tool as Support in Teaching Processes During COVID 19 Pandemic

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Abstract

The pandemic caused by COVID 19 has led to the transition from traditional education to other modalities that use technological resources as their primary tool. This work proposes a robotic theater as a reinforcement mechanism in education and transmission of knowledge in various areas for regular education in children. The robotic platform is made up of an automatic curtain and 3 NAO social robots. The elements are controlled from a user interface (GUI) that easily and intuitively allows the creation of theatrical scripts. As part of the investigation, the adaptation of the play “Planeta” by the author Alan Rejón was staged. This was presented to three groups of people. The first scenario places professionals in the area of education: teachers of regular primary education, students of initial education, and an educational psychologist. A second scenario is a group of students between the ages of 8 and 9. The results obtained show a 92% acceptance of research as an innovative tool, and 90% of those surveyed consider that robotic plays can awaken children’s awareness in education. Possible areas in education for applying the robotic platform could be history or language and communication are also exposed.

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  • Robotic theater
  • Teaching processes
  • Educational technological tools
  • Virtual education
  • COVID 19

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Tobar, J., Prócel, Á., López, A., Bacca, B., Caicedo, E. (2021). Robotic Tool as Support in Teaching Processes During COVID 19 Pandemic. In: Botto Tobar, M., Cruz, H., Díaz Cadena, A. (eds) Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Energy. CIT 2020. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 763. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-72212-8_12

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