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The Impact Of Introducing Robotics In Middle And High School Science And Mathematics Classrooms

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2009 Annual Conference & Exposition

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Austin, Texas

Publication Date

June 14, 2009

Start Date

June 14, 2009

End Date

June 17, 2009

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Robot Mania in Precollegiate Engineering Education

Tagged Division

K-12 & Pre-College Engineering

Page Count

13

Page Numbers

14.1222.1 - 14.1222.13

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https://peer.asee.org/4600

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88

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Linda Hirsch New Jersey Institute of Technology

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LINDA S. HIRSCH is the Program Evaluator in the Center for Pre-College programs. She has a doctoral degree in educational psychology with a specialty in psychometrics and a Masters degree in statistics. She has been involved in all aspects of educational and psychological research for 15 years. Dr. Hirsch has extensive experience conducting longitudinal research studies and is proficient in database management, experimental design, instrument development, psychometrics and statistical programming.

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John Carpinelli New Jersey Institute of Technology

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JOHN D. CARPINELLI is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the Center for Pre-College Programs at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has served as coordinator of activities at NJIT for the Gateway Engineering Education Coalition and as a member of the Coalition's Governing Board. He previously chaired NJIT's Excellence in Teaching Awards Committee and is past chair of the University Master Teacher Committee.

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Howard Kimmel New Jersey Institute of Technology

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HOWARD KIMMEL is Professor of Chemical Engineering and Executive Director of the Center for Pre-College Programs at New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has spent the past thirty years designing and implementing professional development programs and curricula for K-12 teachers in science and technology. At the college level, he collaborates on projects exploring teaching methodologies and assessment strategies in first-year college courses in the sciences, engineering, and computer science.

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Ronald Rockland New Jersey Institute of Technology

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RONALD H. ROCKLAND is Chair of the Department of Engineering Technology and a Professor of Engineering Technology and Biomedical Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. He received a B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. in bioengineering and electrical engineering from New York University in 1967, 1969 and 1972 respectively. He also received an M.B.A. in marketing from the University of St. Thomas in 1977. He is a 2000 award winner in Excellence in Teaching for NJIT, a 2004 recipient of the F.J. Berger award from ASEE, and the past chair of the Master Teacher’s committee. Dr. Rockland has over 25 years of industrial experience in research, engineering, marketing and sales management with several high technology corporations.

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Levelle Burr-Alexander New Jersey Institute of Technology

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LEVELLE BURR-ALEXANDER is the Project Manager for Instruction in the Center for Pre-College Programs and manages the Education and Training Institute for professional development of educators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). She has spent the past twenty years designing and implementing STEM programs for 6-12 teachers, students and their parents.

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Hirsch, L., & Carpinelli, J., & Kimmel, H., & Rockland, R., & Burr-Alexander, L. (2009, June), The Impact Of Introducing Robotics In Middle And High School Science And Mathematics Classrooms Paper presented at 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, Texas. https://peer.asee.org/4600

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