Robot Diaries Interim Project Report: Development of a Technology Program for Middle School Girls

Emily Hamner, Tom Lauwers, Debra Bernstein, Kristen Stubbs, Kevin Crowley, and Illah Nourbakhsh
tech. report CMU-RI-TR-08-25, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2008


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Abstract
Robot Diaries is a technology program for middle school girls. This report provides a summary of the first and second years of the Robot Diaries project and a description of how the lessons learned from these two years are guiding the third year of the project.

Keywords
education, robotics, creativity, secondary school, girls, technological fluency, participatory design

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Vision and Autonomous Systems Center and Quality of Life Technology Center
Associated Lab(s) / Group(s): Human-Robot Interaction Group and CREATE: Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment
Associated Project(s): Telepresence Robot Kit

Text Reference
Emily Hamner, Tom Lauwers, Debra Bernstein, Kristen Stubbs, Kevin Crowley, and Illah Nourbakhsh, "Robot Diaries Interim Project Report: Development of a Technology Program for Middle School Girls," tech. report CMU-RI-TR-08-25, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2008

BibTeX Reference
@techreport{Hamner_2008_6060,
   author = "Emily Hamner and Tom Lauwers and Debra Bernstein and Kristen Stubbs and Kevin Crowley and Illah Nourbakhsh",
   title = "Robot Diaries Interim Project Report: Development of a Technology Program for Middle School Girls",
   booktitle = "",
   institution = "Robotics Institute",
   month = "May",
   year = "2008",
   number= "CMU-RI-TR-08-25",
   address= "Pittsburgh, PA",
}