Friday, August 26, 2016

Week 1 - Introduction to Educational Robotics (No Robot Required!!)

Prof. Jennifer Kay's Week 1 -Introduction to Educational Robotics (No Robot Required!!)

This is a transcript (with Prof. Jennifer's permission) of the above so one can read quickly or as revision rather then listening to the video which is more time consuming.

Prof. Jennifer Kay is Professor for Computer Science and Director of Rowan University Laboratory for Educational Robotics.

Much of her work focuses on robotics outside of Computer Science.

This is a course for K12 teachers with no prior robotics experience EV3 in and after schools. Robots can be used for all sorts of context for 3rd Grade Maths to 7th Grade Technology, even High School Physics. Can also help introduce students to computer Science which will be useful for studies of all sorts of field.

About the course
    Sponsored by Google CS4HS (Computer Science for High School)
    Designed for K12 teachers
    Free for anyone
    No prior experience needed
    Designed for absolute beginners

This course is meant for LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Education set but is also OK of the retail/home/commercial version.

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