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dc.contributor.authorFinger, Glenn
dc.contributor.authorZagami, Jason
dc.contributor.authorScott, Anastasia
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-28T23:03:28Z
dc.date.available2018-10-28T23:03:28Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/108258
dc.description.abstractThis report provides a summary of research undertaken to explore the curriculum benefits of microprocessor programming and robotics and outlines: • the background, aims of the project, and details about the information for participating schools; • significance of the project; • clarification of terms, including technology, design challenges, working technologically, microprocessor programming, mechatronics, and robotics; • the design of study, including data collection, and ethical considerations; • a summary of the findings of the study; and • recommendations. The general aims of the project were to: • Build professional knowledge and understanding of classroom teachers to support learning in the area of Robotics and Microprocessors through the provision of some leading edge resources (PicBlok); • Communicate and share the learnings of project teachers and students through a series of events with other teachers within Greater Brisbane, South Coast and Moreton regions; and • Generate data to inform Curriculum Branch ensuring Queensland is well placed to respond to emerging educational opportunities in Robotics and Microprocessors. The specific aims of the project were to provide insights into the: • Impacts on learning, curriculum and student behaviour; • Impacts on general learning skills; • The ‘support structures’ needed for wider introduction; and • Impacts on students, and teachers.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherGriffith University
dc.publisher.placeGold Coast, Queensalnd, Australia
dc.publisher.urihttps://www.griffith.edu.au
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1
dc.relation.ispartofpageto58
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEducational Technology and Computing
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130306
dc.titleCurriculum Benefits of Advanced Microprocessor Programming and Robotics Activities in Primary Schools
dc.typeReport
dc.type.descriptionU2 - Reviews/Reports
dc.type.codeD - Reviews/Reports
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gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Education and Professional Studies
gro.rights.copyright© 2008 Griffith University & the Author(s). The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the publisher’s website for further information.
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gro.griffith.authorZagami, Jason A.
gro.griffith.authorFinger, Glenn D.


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