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Media Coverage of GEAR Robotics

Local Articles About LEGO Robotics:

Texas Tech Articles About LEGO Robotics:

Professional Publications:

  • T. Karp and A. Schneider. Evaluation of a K-8 LEGO Robotics Program. IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference, pp. T1D 1-6, Rapid City, SD, USA, October 2011.
  • T. Karp. Teaching a Service Learning Introductory Engineering Course - Lessons Learned and Improvements Made. IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference, F1E 1-5, Rapid City, SD, USA, October 2011.
  • E. Levy, M. Tan, R. Gale, T. Karp, and A. Barhorst. Affordable K-12 Robotics Programs. To be presented at IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference, pp. S1D 1-5, Rapid City, SD, USA, October 2011.
  • T. Karp, R. Gale, L. Lowe, V. Medina, E. Beutlich. Generation NXT: Building Young Engineers with LEGO's, IEEE Transactions on Education, Special Issue on Outreach to Prospective Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering Students, vol. 53, issue 1, pp. 80-87, February 2010.
  • T. Karp and R. Gale. Sustainability of K-12 Engineering Outreach Activities beyond the Grant Period, IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 5 pages, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 2009.
  • R. Gale, T. Karp, L. Lowe, and V. Medina. Generation NXT, IEEE Meeting the Growing Demand for Engineers and Their Educators 2010-2020 International Summit, 13 pages, Munich, Germany, November 2007.

Professional Presentations:

  • R. Gale and T. Karp. K-12 Robotics Competitions: A Way to Integrate Engineering Outreach, Community Engagement, Undergraduate Education, and Research, Whitacre College of Engineering Interdisciplinary Speaker Series, October 2011.
  • T. Karp. Integrating Community Engagement, Teaching, and Research through K-12 LEGO Robotics, invited panelist at Texas Tech University Diversity Summit, Session on Community Engagement, Lubbock, TX,  USA, April 2011.
  • T. Karp. Get Excited About Robotics 2011, presented to TTU Whitacre College of Engineering Dean's Council, Lubbock, TX, USA, April 2011.
  • T. Karp. LEGO Robotics Activities at TTU, presented to employees of National Instruments and faculty of University of Texas in Austin, Austin, TX, USA, February 2011.
  • T. Karp. Get Excited About Robotics, presented to TTU Whitacre College of Engineering Dean's Council, Lubbock, TX, USA, November 2010.
  • T. Karp. LEGO MINDSTORMS Activities, presented to National Instruments employees visiting TTU, Lubbock, TX, March 2010.
  • T. Karp and R. Gale. Robotics Programs at Texas Tech University, presented to employees of Texas Instruments Freising and University of Applied Sciences Landshut, Freising, Germany, August 2010.
  • E. Beutlich, T. Karp, and R. Gale. Building Engineers with LEGO, On Being An Engineer: Cognitive Underpinnings of Engineering Education Conference, Lubbock, TX, USA, February 2008.
  • L. Lowe, V. Medina, R. Gale, and T. Karp. Engineering Can be Fun: Changing Kids' Attitudes with Robotics, On Being An Engineer: Cognitive Underpinnings of Engineering Education Conference, Lubbock, TX, USA, February 2008.
  • L. Lowe, V. Medina, R. Gale, and T. Karp. BEST Way to the NXT Step, Texas Engineering Technology Consortium (TETC) Best Practices Conference, Dallas, TX, USA, February 2008.