Aug 25-Aug 25, 2018
Credit: 0 graduate
Tuition & Fees: $99.00
Instructor(s): Brock LaMeres

Course Description

This non-credit online course introduces an Arduino-based robotic platform as a method for teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The course is designed for pre- and in-service teachers, and is also appropriate for youth leaders, coaches or parents who are interested in integrating robotics and programming into their courses.

Through self-paced, instructor-led tutorials, you'll learn about:

  • Arduino computer system
  • robot construction, locomotion and autonomy
  • sensors
  • common robot challenges

The course uses the Parallax BOE-Bot Robot platform based on the Arduino Uno computer. Programming of the Arduino is supported on both PC and Macs.

The course offers five hours of video-based instruction from MSU Professor Brock LaMeres along with a series of hands-on activities building and programming the robotic platform. The course is viewable on desktop computers and mobile devices.

You have three-months to complete the course upon registration.

Meeting Place and Times



Brock LaMeres, PhD.

Tuition and Fees


Computer Requirements:

  • Internet access
  • A device and browser that pass the system check for Brightspace LE, MSU's learning management system.

How to Register

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