Experiences with the Use of Pocket Labs in Engineering Education

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 716)

Abstract

This paper describes the two-year experience at CUAS regarding the use of Pocket Labs, which are small, portable pieces of hardware, combined with free or affordable software, thus enabling students to be free in place and time for carrying out laboratory exercises. Results from evaluation questionnaires show that Pocket Labs are widely accepted by students, especially time flexibility is an important issue for evening students.

Keywords

Pocket Labs NI myDAQ Raspberry Pi Electrical engineering Image processing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Engineering and ITCarinthia University of Applied Sciences (CUAS)VillachAustria

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