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Planning and Running RoboNight Workshops

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Planning and Running RoboNight Workshops
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020
Module code: MTM.PRN
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
1PA+1S (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
3
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Participation in 5 classes, 3 workshops, the competition + a written composition

[updated 24.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI863 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 2, optional course, general subject
KIM-PDRW (P222-0092) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 2, optional course, general subject
MTM.PRN Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020 , optional course, not informatics specific
MAM.2.1.1.10 (P222-0092) Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 8, optional course, not informatics specific
MST.PRN Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , optional course, not informatics specific
PIM-WN21 (P221-0166) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 2, optional course, not informatics specific
PIM-PDRW (P221-0188) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 2, optional course, not informatics specific
MST.PRN Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , optional course, not informatics specific

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
Workload:
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp

[updated 30.01.2019]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, the students will be able to assess the special challenges involved in conducting technical
workshops and take them into regard during the preparatory phase of the workshop. They will be able to adapt the contents of the training courses to the participants´ previous knowledge and provide appropriate support in dealing with technical questions. Students will also be able to collect and prepare the knowledge necessary for the course and impart it to the workshop participants in such a manner as to fit their age groups.
 
In addition, they will be able to put together tasks that are specifically adapted to their target groups and will help build and consolidate their workshop participants´ knowledge in the programming and construction of robots. They will know the technical possibilities and limitations of the systems used and will be able to estimate the logistical work involved in preparing the workshop.

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Module content:
- Conceive and formulate tasks (for workshops and competition)
- Design and implement possible solutions
- Create training materials and video tutorials
- Conduct intensive courses for small groups
- Organize and conduct 3 workshops
- Organize and supervise the competition
- Conduct follow-up work and document the experiences made


[updated 24.02.2018]
Teaching methods/Media:
Introductory workshop for robot programming with Mindstorm robots on computers and tablets, supervised practical course, largely independent development of the contents in groups, project discussions and workshop coaching.


[updated 24.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
- EV3-Programmierung Kurse, htw saar, EmRoLab 2017
- Programming LEGO NXT Robots using NXC, Daniele Benedettelli
- Workbook Bluetooth, HTWdS, EmRoLab 2011
- NXT-Programmierung I und II: Einführung und Fortgeschrittene, HTWdS, EmRoLab 2011

[updated 24.02.2018]
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