Free Online Course on Introduction to Engineering: Imagine. Design. Engineer

Arizona State University is offering free online course on Introduction to Engineering: Imagine. Design. Engineer. Students will learn to identify opportunities, imagine new solutions, model your creations, make decisions, build prototypes, and showcase your ideas that impact the world.

In this sixteen week course, applicants will explore engineering through design. Learn tools and techniques engineers use to develop innovative solutions to real world problems. This course will start on August 14, 2017.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 16 weeks
Effort: 6-8 hours pw
Subject: Engineering
Institution: Arizona State University and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $49
Session: Course Starts on August 14, 2017

Providers’ Details

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact.

About This Course

Engineering can be done by everyone, as long as you have a passion for problem solving. In this credit-eligible course, we will walk you through the steps of how to become a true engineer by teaching the engineering design process in a hands-on learning environment.

Why Take This Course?

This course is an active introduction to developing an engineering mindset by teaching the necessary skills to be added to your engineering toolbox.

Learning Outcomes

  • Engineering design process
  • Data-driven decision making
  • How to use various engineering tools (e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD), programming, etc.)
  • How to create technical Reports and give presentations

Instructors

Haolin Zhu
Lecturer in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University

Alicia Baumann
Lecturer in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University

Anoop S. Grewal
Lecturer in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University

Amy Trowbridge
Lecturer in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University

Ben Mertz
Lecturer in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University

Requirements

High school algebra; basic mathematics concepts

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Create an edX account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
  • EdX offers honor code certificates of achievement, verified certificates of achievement, and XSeries certificates of achievement. Currently, verified certificates are only available in some courses.
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