Using Robots to Raise Interest in Technology Among Underrepresented Groups

Abstract

Women and minorities are under represented in the IT field at the high school, university, and industry levels. Efforts to address this imbalance are often too late to solve underlying problems such as perceived ineptitude and actual inexperience. By designing and hosting a program for these underrepresented students in the middle grades, the Center for… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/MRA.2007.380640

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@article{Cannon2007UsingRT, title={Using Robots to Raise Interest in Technology Among Underrepresented Groups}, author={Kelly R. Cannon and Monica A. LaPoint and Nate Bird and Katherine A. Panciera and Harini Veeraraghavan and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos and Maria L. Gini}, journal={IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine}, year={2007}, volume={14}, pages={73-81} }