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About andy

Dr. Andy Burton is a research fellow in the ISRG.

Pathway+ A Mobile Pedagogical Assistant to develop meaningful pathways to personalised learning

Pathway+ A Mobile Pedagogical Assistant to develop meaningful pathways to personalised learning (Sep 2017 – Aug 2020) The Pathway+ project aims to contribute to inclusive education by using mobile game applications to assess the pedagogical needs of a child with … Continue reading

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Speech Pathology

Speech Pathology Tools (Sep 2017-Aug 2020) The Speech Pathology Tools project began in September 2017, and aims to create a speech and language pathology online tool for pre-school and primary school teachers with multiple sound checks for each project language. … Continue reading

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3D4VET

3D4VET – 3D modelling curriculum and applications for 3D printers and tabs for VET schools (Dec 2016 – Nov 2018) The 3D4VET European project’s main aim is to create a comprehensive 3D modelling curriculum, and 3D printing and scanning training … Continue reading

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ITAG in conjunction with Edurob

Edurob Results to be Released at ITAG  – the Final Edurob Project Conference (Oct 2016) There will be a full morning dedicated to the work undertaken in and the results coming out of the Edurob (Educational Robotics for Students with Disabilities) … Continue reading

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Encourage and Praise (NAO)

Encourage and Praise – Randomised Feedback (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The NAO can respond in a praising or encouraging way. The reactions are randomised from a set of interactions (10 for praise and 7 for try again). … Continue reading

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Encourage and Praise (EV3)

Encourage and Praise (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The robot can: offer randomised reward/try again speech play a fanfare or cheering The interaction may be used to give feedback on student responses that appears to come from … Continue reading

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ELS01 part 1 – Geometric Shapes (EV3)

ELS01 part 1 – Geometric Shapes (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H [with Gyro sensor software block – download it here and use the menu “Tools/Block Import” to add it] This EV3 build swaps in the Gyroscopic sensor for … Continue reading

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ELS01 part 1 – Geometrical Shapes (NAO)

ELS01 part 1 – Geometrical Shapes (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 Interaction where the teacher can make the robot describe shapes and draw them in the air with his hands. He can draw a square, a circle or … Continue reading

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ELS01 part 2 – Counting (EV3)

ELS01 part 2 – Counting (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The robot can: move a number of steps for the student to count or as a reward for the student offer randomised reward/try again speech The interaction … Continue reading

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ELS01 part 2 – Counting with robot steps (NAO)

ELS01 part 2 – Counting with robot steps (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 A set of behaviours to make NAO step forward between 1 and 5 times. Can be used with ELS01 part 2 from the curriculum document. … Continue reading

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ELS01 part 3 – Stepwise Remote Control (EV3)

ELS01 part 3 – Stepwise Remote Control (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H [with Gyro sensor software block – download it here and use the menu “Tools/Block Import” to add it] This EV3 build swaps in the Gyroscopic sensor … Continue reading

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ELS01 part 3 – Stepwise Remote Control (NAO)

ELS01 part 3 – Stepwise Remote Control (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 A set of behaviours to make NAO step and turn in all directions. Can be used with ELS01 part 3 from the curriculum document. It allows … Continue reading

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ELS02 – Evoking a spontaneous request (EV3)

ELS02 – Evoking a spontaneous request (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H This interaction requires simply a reward behaviour. We have supplied a selection which can be chosen from. For further details of how to run the scenario … Continue reading

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ELS02 – Evoking a spontaneous request (NAO)

ELS02 – Evoking a spontaneous request (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 This interaction requires simply a reward behaviour. We have supplied a selection which can be chosen from. For further details of how to run the scenario see … Continue reading

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ELS03 – Chatting (EV3)

ELS03 – Chatting (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H This app contains a set of programs to elicit a basic introductions conversation with a student. It aims to encourage social interaction and vocalisation. The robot actions are called … Continue reading

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ELS04 – Gross-motor imitation (NAO)

ELS04 – Gross-motor imitation (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 A set of behaviours to make NAO do arm actions. Can be used with ELS04  from the curriculum document. It allows a teacher to command the robot to move in … Continue reading

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ELS05 part 1 – How many things? (NAO)

ELS05 part 1 – How many things? (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 Counting game. There are a number of different items on the table in front of the student. The robot asks how many of something there are. … Continue reading

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ELS04 – Gross-motor imitation (EV3)

ELS04 – Gross-motor imitation (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H A set of behaviours to make EV3 do actions. Can be used with ELS04  from the curriculum document. It allows a teacher to command the robot to move in a number … Continue reading

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ELS05 part 2 – Social interactions (NAO)

ELS05 part 2 – Social interactions (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The NAO asks a set of questions aimed at getting the student to speak. The programs has a set of default questions (as listed below), but in order … Continue reading

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ELS06 – Mimic Game (NAO)

ELS06 – Mimic Game (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 Mimic game where the student has to try to: Part 1: Raise an arm, copying the robot following robot instruction. Part 2: Raise the same arm as the robot when … Continue reading

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ELS05 part 1 – How many things? (EV3)

ELS05p1 – How Many Things (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The teacher places different numbers of objects around on the table (pens, pencils, toys, coins, vehicles etc) The robot asks, “I will choose an object and you have to tell me … Continue reading

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ELS07 – Find the Animal/Number (NAO)

ELS07 – Find the Animal/Number (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The NAO says I will ask you to find the animal. He then goes on to ask for a random animal card to be shown. The student must find … Continue reading

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ELS05 part 2 – Social interaction questions (EV3)

ELS05 part 2 – Social interaction questions (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H Social interaction questions (Listening P5, Speaking P4) Pre-installed question set: Hello What is your name? Do you have any brothers or sisters? How many? What are their … Continue reading

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ELS09 – Exercises (NAO)

ELS09 – Let’s do some exercise (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 A set of behaviours to make NAO do exercises. This should be used with the Example Learning Scenario ELS09 from the curriculum document. file: NAO_ELS09.zip (Download) Key: “starjumps” … Continue reading

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ELS10p1 – Eye Colours (NAO)

ELS10 Part 1 – Eye Colours (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The application (randomly) lights up the eyes in one of the following colours and NAO asks – “What colour are my eyes?”. This can be used with the example … Continue reading

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ELS07 – Find the card (EV3)

ELS07 – Find the card (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H Part 1 – A behaviour to make the EV3 ask the student to find an object from a set of objects. These objects are placed on cards in front of … Continue reading

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ELS08p1 – Distance from Sensor Demo (EV3)

ELS08p1 – Distance from Sensor Demo (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H – Also version using Ultrasonic sensor for EV3 Educational. The robot detects the distance of the closest object to its IR/US sensor. It plays a sound … Continue reading

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ELS08p2&3 – Measure and Speak Distance (EV3)

ELS08p2&3 – Measure and Speak Distance (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H. Also version using Ultrasonic sensor for EV3 Educational. The robot detects the distance of the closest object to its IR/US sensor. It speaks this distance rounded … Continue reading

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ELS09 Let’s do some exercises (EV3)

ELS09 – Exercises (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H A set of behaviours to make EV3 do actions. Can be used with ELS09  from the curriculum document. It allows a teacher to command the robot to move in a number of … Continue reading

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ELS10 – Recognise and say the object/animal/colour (EV3)

ELS10 – Recognise and say the object/animal/colour (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H Three behaviours have been created: Part 1: Asks “What colour are my lights?” and then flashes the LEDS red, green or yellow for 5 seconds. … Continue reading

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