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Expressive Robotics

  • Viet Vu
  • David Liu
  • Kreshnik Begolli
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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to describe a new STEAM curriculum that integrates expressive movement into a robotics curriculum. Based on previous research of art and STEM learning, a new two-week summer camp curriculum was developed by the Beall Center for Art and Technology. In this two-week summer program, junior high and high school students learn and apply movements drawn from art, theater, and dance to their learning about computer programming and robotic design. Through student comments and project designs, we see that this new robotics curriculum has unique opportunities to engage students in an integrated arts-based STEM curriculum. New innovations in STEAM education have opened doors for students to engage in science where creativity is relevant and humanistic.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of California IrvineIrvineUSA

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