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Teaching robotics through play and challenge

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posted on 21.07.2011, 14:27 by Phil Barker
This case study has been developed as part of the Engineering Subject Centre Teaching Awards 2005-2006, from data gathered through a demonstration of the teaching and learning materials available, interviews with the tutor and a student focus group. It examines an approach to balance the presentation of challenging mathematically-intense theoretical material with a play aspect designed to allow practical experimentation that reinforces topics learned earlier in the course. The Robotics 4 course is taught in the final year of a Scottish university Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree programme.

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  • University Academic and Administrative Support

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  • Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre

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© Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre, Loughborough University

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2006

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If reproducing this work please include the following attribution statement: ‘This Teaching Award 2006 Case Study was written by Phil Barker for the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre, Loughborough University. Copyright © 2006.’ Dr Euan McGookin, Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow

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