Free online course: Introduction to Linux

“The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, has announced it is building a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) program with edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). More than 31 universities have partnered with edX […]

Online Contextual Electronics course

Chris, co-host of The Amp Hour podcast writes about his new project and website called Contextual Electronics. It’s an 8 week course that teaches people how to take theoretical knowledge and translate it into a real electronics project. The first course (session 1A) teaches how to build an open source arduino shield for lots of […]

Online course – Embedded Systems: Shape the world

Jonathan Valvano, professor at The University of Texas at Austin informs us of his upcoming embedded systems course. Myself and Professor Yerraballi are teaching a course this semester in collaboration with edX called UT.6.01x Embedded Systems: Shape the world. It is an online class (aka MOOC) introduction to embedded systems. The class starts Jan 22 […]

Cornell online courses: Designing with Microcontrollers and FPGAs

Bruce Land writes: I teach two courses at Cornell University in Electrical and computer engineering. Recently I have uploaded a full set of lectures for each course to YouTubeEDU. The lectures have comments which link to lab exercises and other supporting Materials. There is a general YouTube channel for these courses. Here are the links […]

RX62N free online university course plus textbook

If you’re in line to receive the RX62N Demo Board from Renesas, here are some links you’ll want to check out. The University of North Carolina (UNC Charlotte) has a complete online Embedded Systems Course designed specifically around the RX62N board. The course has a complete series of lecture and lab videos and can be […]

MIT online course: Principles of Digital Communications I

As part of their ongoing OpenCourseWare program, MIT is offering the free online course “Principles of Digital Communication I.” Course description: The course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice behind many of today’s communications systems. Topics covered include: digital communications at the block diagram level, data compression, Lempel-Ziv algorithm, scalar and vector […]

Free online course: basics of programmable logic

Altera has available a free online course covering the Basics of Programmable Logic. This training will give you a basic introduction to programmable logic devices, focusing on FPGAs. By exploring the history of programmable logic technologies, you’ll learn about the architectural features that make up an FPGA device. You will see the advantages of using […]