Title Robots in the classroom help international students feel more immersed in lessons Degree of recognition Regional Media name/outlet The Press and Journal Media type Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 9/10/19 Description Robots at Aberdeen University are helping to give students a far more immersive education experience.
A trial taking place aims to bring online students closer to the classroom by using bots to deliver teaching.
The new additions – named Alvin, Anna, Ahmed and Abha – act as a webcam, microphone and speaker for online students taking part in classes from around the world.
Students can hear and see what is going on, ask questions and alert tutors while doing so.
Producer/Author Kaitlin Easton URL https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/education/higher-education/1860939/robots-in-the-classroom-help-international-students-feel-more-immersed-in-lessons/ Persons Kirsty Kiezebrink