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MKTG 382 Client for Winter 2024

The Winter 2024 client for MKTG 382 is the Bellingham and Skagit Coding and Robotics Club. Bellingham Coding and Robotics Club is a group offering educational programs and camps focused on "project based curriculum to teach children coding and computer science." The offer programs in both Whatcom and Skagit counties. From an industry perspective, the club would fall into the North American Industrial Classification System  (NAICS) category of Civic and Social Organizations. Programs like Bellingham and Skagit Robotics Clubs often has mission statements that focus on community, civics, and education. Searching for resources related to those concepts may take some creativity and combined resources. 

Where to Find Information

Robotics Clubs

Look for other robotics clubs. You can use Google to search for organizations with a ".org" domain.

Some example Google searches:

  • robotics clubs site:.org: results for other robotics clubs at different age and educational levels. 
  • robotics clubs site:.org: results related to using robotics in education. Includes the Wikipedia entry for Educational Robotics. articles on the benefits of robotics curriculum, as well as more robotics clubs. 

Article and Other information

Use a combined search of ERIC (educational database), Business Source Complete (BSC), and Academic Search Complete to search for articles related to clubs related to topics like robotics clubs, the benefits of hands-on learning, and other types of social and educational clubs and organizations. 

Some search examples: Robotics Clubs and EducationRobotics EducationEducational campsEducation Camps AND Competition

IEEEXplore: IEEE is an engineering and technology database. A search for "Educational Robotics" provides results related to robotics clubs, educational benefits, curriculum and more. Some of these results may be more than what you need, but they can provide some useful context to your research. 

Industry/Competitors

IBISWorld is am industry database that has industry reports on both large and specialized industries. There are industry reports related to Summer Camps and Civic, Social, and Youth Organizations. Neither of these is directly related to robotics clubs, but some of the issues faced by each industry may be similar to local, educational clubs may face. 

Current Trends and Background

Local Business and Local Market

Consumer Behavior

Technology Use