Drones in Education: A Critical Review

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Ou Bai, Hongwei Chu, et. al.


The use of drones in education is growing and has been implemented in various courses as well as in pedagogy development. Using drones in education highly engages students and supports them to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which will prepare themselves in advance to pursue their career. The role of drones in education covers from simple coding for 4–8-year students to much more complex remote sensing for environmental management in higher education and in various fields of academic research. This article aims to review the application of drones in various educational environments and epitomizes the ideas and implementations of drones for educational purposes. Classification of drones of different types used for educational purposes were also outlined. The frameworks proposed for Drone based learning were reviewed and summarized. Further directions of research in this domain were proposed.


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et. al., O. B. H. C. . (2021). Drones in Education: A Critical Review. Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education (TURCOMAT), 12(11), 1722–1727. https://doi.org/10.17762/turcomat.v12i11.6107
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