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Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and Python

CO205 Online course

Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python

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Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python. Over four weeks, you’ll develop your knowledge of simple electronics and computing, setting up your Raspberry Pi and writing your first program using the Python programming language

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Develop understanding of how the Raspberry Pi can be used as a tool for physical computing
  • Apply knowledge of programming concepts to control digital inputs and outputs
  • Explore practical applications of inputs and outputs to make a project
  • Reflect on your learning and create ideas for your classroom practice
  • Identify ways of engaging learners in physical computing in your learning context

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Our professional development programme, Computer Science Accelerator, is designed to help you develop or refresh your subject knowledge and leads to a nationally recognised certificate.

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