Introduction to Coding and Robotics with Arduino

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Concept by: Lorenzo Gaspari

SUGGESTED COMPUTER PROFICIENCY: ADVANCED

Description

This course aims to introduce participants to the Arduino software; all students love working with Arduino, it’s innovative, user friendly and easy to understand and a great way to start learning more about electronics and robotics.

This week long course will use both theoretical and practical sessions to teach the basic skills needed to introduce your students to the Arduino software and C++ coding language.

By the end of the course you will have all the skills required for your own Arduino project. During the course we will give you an Arduino set and all the different parts needed to work on your own. 

Arduino is very fun to work with and we promise that you will feel proud of your work, and after just a few practice exercises you will start to understand not only the C++ coding language, but also how the different devices around us actually work.

Learning outcomes

The course will help the participants to:

  • Understand the value and importance of learning a coding language
  • Be able to write a simple program in C++ with GNU Compiler
  • Transform a physical input into a digital input and analyze it
  • Work to complete customizable full Arduino project autonomously, from the beginning to the end
  • Understand the function of electronic sensors and components
  • Learn to build your own led circuit
  • Plan and design innovative and fun tools for education.

Target audience

  • Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs);
  • Teacher trainers;
  • Careers officers, Educational guides and counsellors;
  • Headteachers;
  • Principals;
  • Managers of schools.

Head teacher of ICT courses: Iacopo Falciani

Do you want to take more than one course? Build your own 2-week Course!

Is there any doubt you want to clarify? Contact us (teachertraining@europass.it); we will try to answer all your questions as soon as possible.

Specifics

  • Included: if not otherwise specified all courses includes at least one guided city tour and one full-day excursion.
  • Activities: classes and excursions will take place in the Morning (9:00 – 13:45) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 18:45), between Monday and Saturday.
  • Price: 480€

Next courses in Florence

  • 21-26 October 2019
  • 18-23 November 2019
  • 16-21 December 2019
  • 20-25 January 2020
  • 17-22 February 2020
  • 16-21 March 2020
  • 20-25 April 2020
  • 18-23 May 2020
  • 15-20 June 2020
  • 20-25 July 2020
  • 17-22 August 2020
  • 21-26 September 2020

Next courses in Berlin

  • 14-19 October 2019
  • 11-16 November 2019
  • 9-14 December 2019
  • 30 December - 4 January 2020
  • 13-18 January 2020
  • 10-15 February 2020
  • 9-14 March 2020
  • 30 March - 4 April 2020
  • 13-18 April 2020
  • 11-16 May 2020
  • 8-13 June 2020
  • 29 June - 4 July 2020

Next courses in Cluj-Napoca

  • 7-12 October 2019
  • 4-9 November 2019
  • 2-7 December 2019
  • 6-11 January 2020
  • 3-8 February 2020
  • 2-7 March 2020
  • 6-11 April 2020
  • 4-9 May 2020
  • 1-6 June 2020
  • 6-11 July 2020
  • 3-8 August 2020
  • 7-12 September 2020

Not a EU teacher? This course is for you too!

Our courses are designed to fit the Erasmus+ program of the European Union, but are available also for teachers from all non EU countries.

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Reviews about this course

I really enjoyed this course and I feel I learned a lot about circuits, programming and sensors. Lorenzo was very helpful and explained everything well. I definitely recommend this course for anyone interested in this area. Edel Céitinn Éire.

Edel Céitinn

Ireland

I have had a good learning in this course. The teacher works hard. Very well!

Candelaria Carrasco Gómez

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