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Skills you will gain

Computer ProgrammingPython ProgrammingInternet Of Things (IOT)Raspberry Pi

Learner Career Outcomes

23%

started a new career after completing these courses

26%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 14 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Module 1

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 55 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Lecture 1.1 - Raspberry Pi Board (Updated)2m
Lecture 1.2 - Raspberry Pi Processor5m
Lecture 1.3 - Raspberry Pi vs. Arduino (Updated)7m
Lecture 2.1 - Operating System Benefits7m
Lecture 2.2 - Processes8m
Lecture 2.3 - Raspberry Pi IoT4m
Lecture 3.1 - Raspberry Pi Setup5m
Lecture 3.2 - Raspberry Pi Configuration5m
Lecture 3.3 - Overclocking (Updated)8m
4 readings
Pre-Course Survey10m
Course Overview10m
Module 1 Objectives10m
Module 1 Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz16m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 2

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 44 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Lecture 1.1 - Linux Basics4m
Lecture 1.2 - Login2m
Lecture 1.3 - Linux Filesystem (Updated)3m
Lecture 2.1 - Navigating the Filesystem (Updated)8m
Lecture 2.2 - Text Editors (Updated)4m
Lecture 2.3 - Accessing Files4m
Lecture 3.1 - Permissions6m
Lecture 3.2 - Processes3m
Lecture 3.3 - Linux Graphic User Interface3m
2 readings
Module 2 Objectives10m
Module 2 Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz16m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Lecture 1.1 - Python on Raspberry Pi7m
Lecture 1.2 - Python Programming Environment6m
Lecture 1.3 - Python Expressions3m
Lecture 2.1 - Strings6m
Lecture 2.2 - Functions4m
Lecture 2.3 - Function Arguments3m
Lecture 3.1 - Lists3m
Lecture 3.2 - List Methods3m
Lecture 3.3 - Control Flow5m
2 readings
Module 3 Objectives10m
Module 3 Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz16m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Module 4

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 52 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Lecture 1.1 - General Purpose IO Pins6m
Lecture 1.2 - Protocol Pins4m
Lecture 1.3 - GPIO Access4m
Lecture 2.1 - General Purpose IO Pins (Updated)4m
Lecture 2.2 - Pulse Width Modulation8m
Lecture 2.3 - Demo of a Blink5m
Lecture 3.1 - Graphic User Interface6m
Lecture 3.2 Tkinter Library3m
Lecture 3.3 - Interaction6m
3 readings
Module 4 Objectives10m
Module 4 Reading10m
End-of-Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz16m

About the An Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things (IOT) Specialization

Design, create, and deploy a fun IoT device using Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms. This Specialization covers embedded systems, the Raspberry Pi Platform, and the Arduino environment for building devices that can control the physical world. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills you learned by designing, building, and testing a microcontroller-based embedded system, producing a unique final project suitable for showcasing to future employers. Please note that this specialization does not offer discussion forums....
An Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things (IOT)

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