ATTEND A 30-MINUTE CAPSTONE ORIENTATION WORKSHOP TO LEARN MORE AND ENROLL
All sessions take place in SB161 at GCC.
|Monday August 17, 2015||12:00 PM|
|Monday August 17, 2015||3:00 PM|
|Monday August 17, 2015||6:00 PM|
|Tuesday August 18, 2015||8:30 AM|
|Tuesday August 18, 2016||3:30 PM|
|Wednesday August 19, 2015||12:00 PM|
|Wednesday August 19, 2015||3:00 PM|
|Wednesday August 19, 2015||6:00 PM|
There is no need to RSVP to the workshops, so feel free to just show up when you can. If you'd like to attend a workshop but cannot make it to these dates, please email Tom Voden at firstname.lastname@example.org (Robotics Academy Director) to make other arrangements. Also, these workshops are geared toward the Capstone class, but they would also be a good place to connect with someone if you have more general curiosities about GCC's Robotics and Engineering program.
GCC ROBOTICS ACADEMY serves as a point of collaboration with various community partners. Synergistic activities include:
• FACILITATE AND HOST competitions and camps to get more K-12 students excited about careers in STEM.
• FOSTER CONNECTIONS with industry to improve collaboration on curriculum and promote student internship opportunities.
• PROVIDE SUPPORT for undergraduate research projects.
• EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES for the capstone experience by including projects in other areas of engineering.
THE CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE OF THE GCC ROBOTICS ACADEMY is a two-semester team project to design and build a complex robotic system. Capstone projects take place in Engineering 298 & 299, which are offered on an annual cycle (ENGR 298 in the fall and ENGR 299 in the spring).
HERE ARE A COUPLE VIDEOS PROFILING PROJECTS OVER THE LAST TWO YEARS
2012-13 Robotic Arm Team: youtu.be/WtiDstQgVJI
2013-14 Robotics Academy: youtu.be/hQVLDIReT-U
WE ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING an authentic and interdisciplinary learning experience in the context of robotics.
OUR PROGRAM IS STRUCTURED TO ENGAGE STUDENTS in hands-on design/prototype projects as they learn fundamental concepts from physics, mathematics, computer science, and engineering.
AFTER FINISHING INTRODUCTORY AND INTERMEDIATE CLASSES, students participate in capstone courses and complete a sophisticated engineering project, such as the design and manufacture of an autonomous mobile robot for competition.
THIS EXPERIENCE PREPARES STUDENTS TO TRANSFER to four-year institutions and pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), where job opportunities are growing nearly twice as fast as non-STEM occupations.
ENROLL. COLLABORATE. LEARN. INNOVATE.
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