Cyber Saturday is a free monthly program run by IT-oLogy partners where students can learn more about IT. These creative sessions cover a variety of IT topics including hands-on activities as well as presentations from IT professionals. The content covered on a particular Cyber Saturday rotates each month. The goal of this program is to give students the opportunity to explore and experience technology in new ways, learn about careers in technology, and inspire students to continue to learn through critical thinking so that they increase their proficiency in STEM.
This months topic will be RobotC Robotics Programming Using Robot Virtual World – Session 2 : A Continuation of the February 21st workshop.
RobotC is a powerful C-based programming language with a Windows environment for writing and debugging programs. Students will learn to program NXT Mindstorm robots using RobotC language and utilize Robot Virtual World to simulate program commands sent to the virtual robots. the paper is to
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Professional Development: Students will attend a professional meeting related to iIT or another approved event outside of class. Students will write a 500 word reflection on the meeting or event and chart their own path of professional development. This will count as 10% of the final grade. This is due by 9pm on Sunday, April 19th – no exceptions. Examples of events you may consider attending include Tech after Five (http://techafterfive.com/ta5/), PMI (http://www.pmi-midlands.org/), POSSCON (http://posscon.org/), or events lists at Cola Tech Events (http://www.colatechevents.com/).
For the reflection, include details of the professional meeting that you attended. Consider some of the following questions in your write up. Are IT professionals life-long learners? Why or why not? What do you love to learn about? How do you introduce yourself to others? What sets you apart? What career path do you see yourself pursuing? How can professional development help you achieve your career goals?