Computer Science Robotics Camp (Online)

Monday, July 6, 2020 until Friday, July 10, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

Computer Science Robotics Camp (Online)

This online STEM-focused coding camp provides hands-on experience with the open-source Arduino microcontroller and related components. Students will be shipped their own kit and will work with LEDs, LCDs, potentiometers, photoresistors, servos and circuit design, perfect for learning the basics of electrical engineering. Programming of the microcontroller will be taught in a variant of the C/C++ programming language, the industry standard for robotics and embedded computing. Computer science and programming concepts will be highlighted. Students will also build an autonomous robot, which will perform various tasks.

Instructor will have two live sessions per day and will also have access to pre-recorded instructional videos.

About the Author

Joe Del Rocco is a cofounder of Cacti Council, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving critical and creative thinking in education through computer science and its related disciplines. Joe has over two decades of experience bouncing back and forth between industry and academia. He has worked as a software engineer for a variety of industries, including video games, power diagnostics, government-contracted simulation, e-Discovery and mobile applications. He has authored and taught courses on computer science, programming and applied software topics at Full Sail University, Stetson University and the University of Central Florida. His outreach and volunteer work include degree program and STEM advisory committees, workshops, hackathons, Overleaf, and more. Many of his former students have worked for Fortune 500 companies and game development studios. Joe merges industry experience with research-backed principles from faculty teaching and learning experts. He earned his computer science degrees from the University of Central Florida, and his doctoral dissertation uses spectral sky radiation and automated systems to improve building performance.

Registration is no longer available because the event has been cancelled.