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Certificate of Achievement

Vincent VAUBAN

has completed the following course:

Introduction to Physical Computing

Lancaster University and Institute of Coding

This online course explored what physical computing is, how it has changed over the years and what it is growing into. It explored the anatomy of physical computing and debated the ethical considerations of physical computing applications. It also explored the creative uses of this technology and followed the careers of people working in the physical computing industry.

2 weeks, 2 hours per week

Educators

Joe Finney

Professor of Computer Science

Lancaster University

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the basic components of physical computing and its real world applications
  • Explore the anatomy of physical computing
  • Debate the ethical considerations of physical computing applications
  • Explore creative applications of physical computing
  • Identify how physical computing is used in the workplace and its associated job roles
  • Discuss the future of physical computing

Syllabus

  • Physical computing

  • The architecture of a physical computing system

  • The ethics surrounding physical computing

  • Careers/pathways in physical computing

  • What the Internet of Things (IoT) is

Issued on 8th August 2020

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Free online course:

Introduction to Physical Computing

Lancaster University