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A Roadmap for Technology Literacy and a Vehicle for Getting There: Educational Robotics and the TeRK Project

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posted on 01.09.2006, 00:00 by Illah NourbakhshIllah Nourbakhsh, Emily HamnerEmily Hamner, Tom Lauwers, Debra Bernstein, Carl DiSalvo

Current technology literacy trends in the United States show declining interest and engagement in technological fields of study. We propose a roadmap by which robotics applications can enliven technology education and capture the interest of new students. We also describe our current efforts to design appropriate technologies and apply them at the middle school, high school, and college levels.