Mbot Robot as Part of Project-Based Learning In STEM


  • Senad Orhani Education




Education, mBot, Project-based Learning, robot, Sistematização, STEM


Students of modern times are learning fast and passionately. They love the interactivity and are very interested in science. Robotics can be safely assigned as engineering for students. This is the first step toward disciplines such as programming, mathematics, science, and algorithms. Thus, the objective of the study is to investigate the feasibility of implementing robotics in our educational system to develop learning in STEM subjects. Therefore, the main purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of mBot robot activities in STEM subjects as part of project-based learning, to determine their satisfaction and perceptions of the project carried out. The methodology used for this research is the descriptive study model, which combines qualitative and quantitative research methods. The selected sample of 14 students was a purposive sample, since the participants were the students who had implemented the robotics competition project. Quantitative data is collected from questionnaires, while qualitative data is generated from open-ended survey questions. From the results of this study, it has been shown that the integration of the mBot robot into the educational system will undoubtedly increase the effectiveness of teaching and learning STEM education. Also, it was found that the level of students' creativity, attitude, and motivation increased with the inclusion of the mBot robot during project-based learning in STEM.


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