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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)...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 878–883
Given their integration of engineering, computing, and fashion, wearable technologies promise to be an excellent interdisciplinary context to support student science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning and interest. The technology can ...
The Impact of Robotics Competitions on Youth STEM Learning, Attitudes and 21st Century workplace Skills
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3614–3619
This study investigated the influence of an established robotics competition (FIRST LEGO League) on middle school youth’s learning of technology and engineering, and their attitudes towards science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and...
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. 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...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1770–1776
The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of a pilot study that utilized a wearable technologies intervention as a way to increase attitudes towards science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content areas for students in...
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 ...