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Prototyping with Maker Electronics (UF)

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This class will survey and give you a start in understanding what you will need to learn to create awesome electronics projects for your makerspace, home or classroom. The course will include electronics like those in the Arduino ecosystem of microprocessors such as sensors, LEDs and other components. We will also cover the sewable circuits that are the underpinning of interactive fashion garments. You will also learn how to find and sort through the many free resources online.
Recommended optional e-book: Horvath, Hoge and Cameron, Practical Fashion Tech (Apress, 2016)
Unit 1: What are maker electronics?
           The maker movement philosophy of learning iteratively
           Technologies that you will learn about in this class
           What makes a project easy, intermediate or hard.
Unit 2: Basics of maker electronics: hardware
           Open-source standards
           Getting started with Arduino microprocessor hardware     
           Basic circuits: Ohm’s Law
           Components: resistors, LEDs, sensors
           Where to learn more
Unit 3: Basics of maker electronics: software
           How to program Arduino and similar systems
           Basic project ideas
           Where you can learn more.
Unit 4: Fashion Tech
           Making sewable circuits
           Wearable circuits: Flora, sensors and neopixels
           Designing interactive garments and accessories
           Where you can learn more.
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Class Details

4 Sessions
Online 24/7


Rich Cameron 

CEUs : 1.6



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    Registration Closes On
    Monday, November 5, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

    Schedule Information

    Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
    11/5/2018 - 11/30/2018 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Rich Cameron 

    Contact Us! - 952.358.8343
    Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

    9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

    A member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities System