Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-22773
Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Education support structure for teaching multimodal programming in the cyber-physical space
Authors: Spillner, Josef
et. al: No
DOI: 10.5220/0010446002250232
10.21256/zhaw-22773
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Education
Page(s): 225
Pages to: 232
Conference details: 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU), Prague, Czech Republic (online), 23-25 April 2021
Issue Date: 25-Apr-2021
Publisher / Ed. Institution: SciTePress
ISBN: 978-989-758-502-9
ISSN: 2184-5026
Language: English
Subjects: Programming; Engineering; Remote teaching; Virtual lab; Cyber-physical lab
Subject (DDC): 005: Computer programming, programs and data
378: Higher education
Abstract: Programming education has become a mandatory element of many engineering curriculums, covering skills from digitally controlled mechanical processes to intelligent traffic and aviation systems. Many of these disciplines require the interaction with physical devices as programming interfaces. Higher education institutions focusing on quality presence labs with the need for occasional online teaching are thus looking for blended and multimodal solutions in which the physical interaction can be carried over as much as possible into the digital channels. In these solutions, various touch points between the physical and digital worlds should be exploited. This paper contributes such a solution. It introduces a cyber-physical educational support structure called EPOSS aimed at programming ’things’, including robots and derivative stationary and mobile units, that works in flexible lab and online teaching combinations. The system integrates domain-specific scenarios and open data sources for realistic autoprogramming simulations and is made available as open source prototype to foster adoption. The usefulness of the support system is demonstrated with traffic engineering education scenarios.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/22773
Fulltext version: Accepted version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT)
Published as part of the ZHAW project: Smart Cities & Regions Services Enablement (SCReSE)
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