Preparing And Advising A Fast Track Education In Robotics

David Chang, Grant Jacoby, Lisa Shay
2007 Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
As the practicality of using robotics continues to rise, so do students' (and educators') aspirations to learn and apply them in a variety of ways. This paper outlines a successful approach to marry the interests of a commercial client and undergraduate education in robotics as well as how to establish a vision and supporting curriculum for a robotics program that engages students in meaningful challenges that sustain enthusiasm and helps meet expectations of all sides. Introduction:
more » ... e Robotics Robotic science and systems is a very fast growing area of research and it has significant potential for various applications to include military, security, commercial, scientific (space exploration), academic, social, humanitarian, medical, etc. The primary focus of this paper is on military, security, and academic applications, with an emphasis on using robotics as a teaching tool and to develop pedagogical methodology.
doi:10.18260/1-2--2686 fatcat:7ymanhpzt5cx3hyttv6e5b6yii