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Robotics and Technology Summer course

Computer science, technology and robotics are the most rapidly growing fields and many teenagers are interested in pursuing careers in engineering, sciences, mathematics. In order to provide an age- appropriate summer experience, the students will attend robotics and technology workshops.

Methodology

The robotics workshop :

  • Based on the educational robotics curriculum developed by the Robotics Academy (Frederick’s University educational and research unit).
  • The students will construct and program numerous robotics models.
  • Τhe participants will be engaged in hands-on, technology-based as well as unplugged activities related to robotics.

The technology workshop:

  • Provide the opportunity to students to further develop and cultivate their digital literacy skills.
  • Explore various web-based software and high-tech technologies. The technology workshops
  • Includes the development of websites, blogs, animations, comics, avatars, podcasting and screencasting documents, as well as photo-editing and filmmaking, and many more.

 

What will I learn?

Robotics Workshop

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  • Explore simple machines and the history of robotics
  • Develop knowledge about the robotics field – usefulness and value in daily life
  • Construct different robotics models using various robotics packages
  • How to use and program different senso-motors and sensors (i.e. ultrasonic, touch, distance, color, light, tilt)
  • Develop visual programming skills in different programming platforms
  • Address various robotics challenges (mini robotics contests)

Technology workshop

  • Develop knowledge and skills in using numerous we-based software and high-end technologies.
  • Apply the skills and knowledge developed in different contexts

Both robotics and technology workshops are designed in order to provide an innovative and educational-fun experience.

Class and Team Project Work

The size is of each team is  small (6-8 students) so that:

 

  • Students would be able to have ample opportunity to learn and practise the language with a variety of oral drills and discussions on current real life  issues
  • Through updated and modern approaches which require computer technology, internet, social media and other computerized data.

Where and When

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Place of teaching:  Robotics Academy Labs, Frederick University, Limassol Campus

Dates: Classes take place from Monday to Friday and courses run between

16-29 July 2017

Check in: Ideally the participants should check in a day before their classes are scheduled to start and checkout the day after their classes finish.

FREE UNIVERSITY QUEST SUMMER COURSE

Students that will decide to continue their studies and register to one of Frederick university  Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees will have the cost of the Summer University Quest course  deducted from their fees hence the Summer course  will be absolutely free for them.

Extra Days

Ideally the participants should check in on Sunday  and check out on Saturday. However,  if an extra day or two is required,  it can be arranged at an extra cost of 60 euro per day!

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