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Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 42, No. 4 (2010) pp. 391–408
This study examined the impact of robotics and geospatial technologies interventions on middle school youth's learning of and attitudes toward science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Two interventions were tested. The first was a...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3231–3236
Past research has shown that educational robotics, when paired with geospatial technologies and taught in an informal educational environment, can be an innovative strategy to teach youth about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3237–3242
Robotics competitions with middle and high school students are well-established mechanisms to enhance student interest and engagement in STEM career pathways and to build teamwork skills. However, synchronous in-person competitions pose a variety...
Robots, GPS/GIS, and Programming Technologies: The Power of "Digital Manipulatives" in Youth Extension Experiences
Journal of Extension Vol. 48, No. 1 (February 2010)
The study reported here examined the effectiveness of educational robotics combined with GPS/GIS technologies used as "digital manipulatives" in the teaching of concepts in science, engineering, and technology. Based on the success of previous...
Measuring the Impact of Robotics and Geospatial Technologies on Youth Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Attitudes
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3331–3340
The Nebraska 4-H organization has developed a robotics and geospatial technologies instructional program for middle school youth (ages 11 to 15 years). Research and evaluation results across the three years of the project have shown that the program ...