AMA Students' Curriculum Gets Boost in Robotics Education

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AMA Students' Curriculum Gets Boost in Robotics Education


AMA, the pioneer and largest IT-based education provider in Asia, is now the official education partner in the Philippines of Alpha Innovations to further boost global prospects of employability of students in selected AMA Computer College campuses and learning centers nationwide.

The partnership shall enable AMA to use courseware of Alpha Innovations Pte. Ltd., the leading developer and supplier of educational technology and Robotic Learning Systems, that shall equip students to become technically familiar with the science and technology of robotics.

As Philippine education partner, AMA shall train students in selected campuses through various courses in the use of the Micromouse, a mini-mobile robot able to solve maze problems. Developed by Alpha Innovations, it uses the C language to do tasks its programmer instructs it to do.

Robotics is a growing field worldwide whose applications extend to manufacturing, industrial/commercial security, law enforcement, national defense, space/underwater exploration, nuclear and other hazardous wastes clearance, entertainment, marketing promotions, and many other economic as well as social activities.

Robotics employs information and communications technologies through the software that defines and coordinates the tasks of each specific robot, stationary or mobile, In doing so, robotics also uses expert systems or artificial intelligence, one of the ICT disciplines. …

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