what is IoT and how is it used

Online IoT Fundamentals Course

(6 week course)

The IoT Fundamentals course prepares students to enroll in an entry level college course in the area of Computer Science or Computer Engineering for a Bachelors in IoT or for a Bachelors in Computer Science. 

The IoT Fundamentals course offers the following:

  • a perspective as to how IoT functions,
  • the basic elements of IoT devices,
  • general electronics fundamentals, and
  • extensive case study analysis with project development and hands-on activity.

The IoT Fundamentals course presents a general understanding of all the core concepts used in Internet of Things (IoT) development. Students are exposed to an overview of what IoT represents, including concepts regarding programming and device sensors.

Additionally, students will acquire a sense of IoT in practical use with clearly defined cases studies that focus on real world IoT application and environmental sustainability uses.

Students will also learn the fundamental aspects of electronics and the various components used in the IoT device development phase.

The IoT courses are specifically developed as an introductiory course for anyone interested in learning and understanding this technology, offering an academic pathway to software engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, and other academic fields.

Note: The IoT Fundamentals Course requires additional materials. This includes the textbook, which is used in all three IoT courses, and the IoT projects kit. Both of these are ordered separately and are not included as part of the course cost.

The required textbook for the IoT courses is:

The Internet of Things (IoT): A Primer on Technology for Young Adults Developing the Future, $16.95 (required)
218 pages, ISBN-10: 1671731816, ISBN-13: 978-1671731813
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1671731816/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_5QL-EbG092C0X

 

 

The optional IoT projects kit for the IoT courses is:

SparkFun Tinker Kit, $49.95 (optional)
KIT-14556
https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14556

 

 

The IoT Fundamentals Course is the perfect starter course for students to obtain a general perspective on the IoT world.
Register Today for this 6 week course by clicking below.