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Development of Educational Robotics Instruction Kit for Embodying Creativity: “f-palette” Educational Microcomputer Kit with Extension Methodsand Full JTAG Function

Yu Okumura*, Kengo Toda*, Ken Tomiyama**,
and Takayuki Furuta*

*Future Robotics Technology Center (fuRo), 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
**Chiba Institute of Technology (C.I.T.), 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan

Received: March 8, 2011

Accepted: July 15, 2011

Keywords: robotics education, robotics kit, microcomputer kit, creation

Journal ref: Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.23, No.5 pp. 618-628, 2011


We present the features of a 32-bit educational microcomputer kit f-palette with an extension module intended for educational material that “does not constrain students’ creativity.” We actually used the educational material at the Department of Advanced Robotics, Chiba Institute of Technology, as a verification test. We give outlines, results, and discussions on the “robot experience practice” from the first semester, 2010.
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