Virtual Lecture and Learning Lab

remote_camera_robotThis FREE certification course explores the basic components found in most robotic platforms with an emphasis on how to make mobile robots move in effective, safe, and predictable ways. Topics include an introduction to microcontrollers, mechatronics, and programming, to name a few. The discussion also touches on advanced topics such as artificial intelligence and the future of robotics. The course primarily focuses on mobile robots as the target application including ground robots and bipedal, humanoid robots.

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Course Format

The class consists of written topical guides with supporting audio and video aides. The course consists of 10 lessons (with individual topics in each) and a quiz at the end of each lesson. There is also a comprehensive final exam.


  • Will I get a certificate after completing this class?
    A Certificate of Completion is provided to students who successfully complete the class [SAMPLE].
  • What resources will I need for this class?
    A computer with Internet connection and an interest in robots.
  • How long will it take to complete the course?
    Each student learns differently and at a varying pace. We recommend spending at least 2-hours on each lesson.
  • What is the coolest thing I’ll learn if I take this class?
    How robots are progressing and may impact our world in the future.