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JRM Vol.23 No.5 pp. 778-788
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2011.p0778
(2011)

Paper:

Improvement of Introductory Engineering Education of Mechatronics Based on Outcomes Evaluation by Defining Rubric– Continuous PDCA Cycle Achievement with Reducing Teaching Assistants’Work Load –

Shin’ya Morijiri, Yoshinobu Ando, Takashi Yoshimi,
and Makoto Mizukawa

Shibaura Institute of Technology, 3-7-5 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8548, Japan

Received:
February 20, 2011
Accepted:
April 13, 2011
Published:
October 20, 2011
Keywords:
mechatronics education, teaching assistant, project management, line tracing robot
Abstract

We have developed amechatronics education program using line tracing robots controlled by microcomputers. Each studentmakes a robot, including essential elements of the robot system. Through this curriculum, students acquire knowledge, skills, and techniques of mechatronics systems through actual experience. We have also developed a system to aid the work of Teaching Assistants (TAs). We have evaluated and improved the work of TAs’.

Cite this article as:
Shin’ya Morijiri, Yoshinobu Ando, Takashi Yoshimi, and
and Makoto Mizukawa, “Improvement of Introductory Engineering Education of Mechatronics Based on Outcomes Evaluation by Defining Rubric– Continuous PDCA Cycle Achievement with Reducing Teaching Assistants’Work Load –,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.23, No.5, pp. 778-788, 2011.
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