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Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC) - Special issue on robotics in undergraduate education. Part 1, Volume 4 Issue 2, June 2004

Introduction to special issue on robotics in undergraduate education
Deepak Kumar
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/1071620.1071621

Robot contest as a laboratory for experiential engineering education
Igor M. Verner, David J. Ahlgren
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/1071620.1071622
By designing, building, and operating autonomous robots students learn key engineering subjects and develop systems-thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills. Such events as the Trinity College Fire-Fighting Home Robot Contest (TCFFHRC) offer...

An interdisciplinary field robotics program for undergraduate computer science and engineering education
Christopher Kitts, Neil Quinn
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/1071620.1071623
Santa Clara University's Robotic Systems Laboratory conducts an aggressive robotic development and operations program in which interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students build and deploy a wide range of robotic systems, ranging from underwater...

Using RoboCup in university-level computer science education
Elizabeth Sklar, Simon Parsons, Peter Stone
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1071620.1071624
In the education literature, team-based projects have proven to be an effective pedagogical methodology. We have been using RoboCup challenges as the basis for class projects in undergraduate and masters level courses. This article discusses...