Mechatronics Education Curriculum for Nurturing Consumer Electronics Engineers Using LEGO Education Tools
We developed a new mechatronics education curriculum for nurturing consumer electronics engineers that consists of eleven courses, divided into four grades, in which LEGO education tools were actively applied to various projects. During each of these courses, students are required to complete specific projects using various LEGO education tool components and kits. These projects included fabricating prototype consumer electronics products such as a CD player, a home security system, and an HEMS module. After four years of implementation, it was demonstrated that the planning ability, manufacturing sense, and creative power of students had been extended significantly.
K. Koh et al., "Mechatronics Education Curriculum for Nurturing Consumer Electronics Engineers Using LEGO Education Tools", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 590, pp. 545-550, 2012