Date of Original Version

3-2007

Type

Conference Proceeding

Abstract or Description

We present TeRK, a new contribution to the field of educational robotics. TeRK combines a highly functional, low cost controller, the Qwerk, with an extensive software infrastructure and lively web community to lower the barrier to entry for students, hobbyists, artists and researchers interested in using robotic technologies. We further describe our experiences in applying TeRK to engage and excite two audiences; middle school girls and students taking the introductory computer science course.

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Proceedings of AAAI Spring Symposium on Robots and Robot Venues: Resources for AI Education.