Sign In for Full Access

Quick access through the institutional single sign-on Manchester Met Sign In
Skip this for now
|
Public Access Here

Sign In for Free Access

Login with email for free guest access to a range of Rise content
Go!
Logging You In!
Incorrect Password (Click Here to Reset)! Passwords Must Match Password must be more than 8 characters
Skip this for now
|
Man Met Access Here
menu

Physical Computing

Current Status
Not Enrolled
Price
Free
Get Started
A complete beginner’s guide to creating inventions with LEDS, sensors and other components – focused on the user-friendly BBC:Microbit platform.
Physical computing involves interactive systems that can sense and respond to the world around them. This introductory intensive covers suitable starting equipment and teaching approaches to suit beginners starting to explore this area. This course is aimed at adults but many of the techniques used may be suitable for educators working with children. 
Key InformationPoints50Effort16 hoursPrerequisitesnoneRelease Date02/10/2020
Author Info

Mick Chesterman is a Tutor at the Manchester Metropolitan University. His background is in teaching languages, communications and technology. Mick is an advocate of using technology in an appropriate way to help the aims of community and campaign groups and creates accessible learning resources for technology tools.