Middle-school students’ attitudes and intentions regarding future STEM studies following robotics activities
The project focused on students’ attitudes and intentions regarding studying STEM following their participation in extra-curricular (i.e., competitions) or curricular robotics activities. The findings indicated positive intentions to choose STEM subjects in high school.
Links for further reading
- Ben-Bassat Levy, R., & Ben-Ari, M. (2015). Robotics activities—Is the investment worthwhile? In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Schools (ISSEP’15), Ljubljana, Slovenia. In A. Brodnik & J. Vahrenhold (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9378, 22-31. Berlin, Germany: Springer.
- Ben-Bassat Levy, R., & Ben-Ari, M. (2017). The Evaluation of Robotics Activities for Facilitating STEM Learning. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Robotics in Education, Sofia, Bulgaria. In W. Lepuschitz, M. Merdan, G. Koppensteiner, R. Balogh, & D. Obdržálek (Eds.), Robotics in Education, Recent Results and Developments, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 630, 132-137. Berlin, Germany: Springer.