MOOC 2 Overview
Module 1 Introduction
MOOC Contents, Organization, and Learning Strategies (Part 1)
MOOC Contents, Organization, and Learning Strategies (Part 2)
Overview of Android (Part 1): Hardware & OS Kernel
Overview of Android (Part 2): Middleware Infrastructure
Overview of Android (Part 3): Application Framework & Apps
Android App Components - Intents, Activities, and Broadcast Receivers
It empowers candidates how to program core Android components with concurrency frameworks, Android Storage mechanisms and basic Java file I/O classes.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video Based
Today, we live in the Information Age, where the growth of information and technology is exponential. World over, the telecom sector has observed an unfathomable growth. The number of mobile phone users has been increasing significantly, which includes a large chunk of smartphone users. Smartphones, a prime symbol of today’s technological era, allow us to communicate efficiently and provide access to information in a jiffy. All this is facilitated by mobile applications, most commonly known as apps, which have become an indispensable part of our lives today.
Android Apps have acquired an important share in the mobile app market. This is majorly due to its simple, user-friendly and highly productive characteristics. Being an open source, the Android platform provides plenty of opportunities for developers to create innovative apps with minimum cost. This is the reason why Android app development serves to be a lucrative option among mobile app developers.
The Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers Offerings certification course by Coursera is specifically designed for aspiring as well as existing developers seeking to gain learning on core components of Android Apps. The course will provide in-depth learning of Android Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers, which form the core components of android apps. Participants will also be given exposure to fundamentals of Java I/O, Git basics and concurrent programming. The Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers Offerings certification course will be delivered through 100% online mode with video lectures, discussions, readings and assignments by excellent professors and scientists.
4week massive online open course (MOOC)
100% online mode of learning
Overview of Android and Java
Example-based practical learning
Learning from leading scientists and professors
Shareable certificate upon completion
- Flexible deadlines
- English subtitles
- Video lectures and readings
- Project building
- Peer graded assignments
- Programming assignments
- Shareable certificate
- High-quality coursework
- Video lectures
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
When you enrol for the Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers course online using free trial, you will have 7 days to complete the course and earn the course certificate. On the 8th day, your free trial will automatically become a paid subscription, unless cancelled before 7 days of free trial.
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
The Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers Offerings course is best suited for:
Individuals aspiring to seek learning of Android App Components
Existing professionals wanting to switch from their existing domains and enter app development phase
Aspiring mobile software engineers and mobile app developers
The Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers Offerings course is aimed at beginners to programming and for those individuals seeking learning of Android or Java for the first time.
Being a beginner’s level course, the Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers Offerings course only requires the participants to have a basic background of using computers. Subject-specific knowledge is not a prerequisite.
Certification Qualifying Details
Participants will be required to pass all the graded assignments of the course to receive a shareable certificate. These assignments can be quizzes, peer-graded assignments or programming assignments. The electronic certificate will be added to the participants’ accomplishment page, from which the participants can print the certificate or attach it to their LinkedIn profile, CVs or resumes.
What you will learn
Overall, participants of the Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers Offerings course will be expected to learn the following:
Android Hardware & OS Kernel
Android Middleware Infrastructure
Android Application Framework
GIT basics and GIT Merge Conflicts
Working with Remote Repositories
GIT in Android Studio
Android Intents, Android Activities, Android Broadcast Receivers
Android Intent Resolution and Filtering
Android Activity Lifecycle Operations
Registering, Implementing and Invoking Android Broadcast Receivers
Concurrent programming with Android Intents, Activities, Broadcast Receivers
To enrol for the Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers certification course by Coursera, the participants will have to follow the below mentioned steps.
Using a computer, log on to https://www.coursera.org/learn/androidapps
Signup using your Email, Google or Facebook credentials.
Applicants can opt for a free trial of 7 days, or opt for a financial aid option.
Once enrolled, participants will have access to most of the course materials including videos, readings and quizzes using the audit mode.
You can choose to explore the course without purchasing. However, in this case, participants may not be able to access certain assignments.
In case a participant cannot afford to pay for a certificate, he/she can apply for financial aid or a scholarship. This can be availed through the link of the course homepage.
Filling the form
Participants opting for financial aid/sponsorship will have to fill up an application form from the course homepage using a computer. The application form requires the participants to duly fill the following fields.
Annual income (US Dollars)
How much can you afford to pay? (US Dollars)
Why are you applying for Financial Aid? (Minimum 150 words)
How will taking this course help you achieve your career goals? (Minimum 150 words)
Would you consider using a low-interest loan to pay for your courses? (Yes / No)
If you answered no, please help us understand why.
Introduction to Git
Git Module Introduction
Working with Remote Repositories
Git Merge Conflicts
Git in Android Studio
Git Module Outro
Introduction to the Module on Android Intents
Overview of Android Intents (Part 1)
Overview of Android Intents (Part 2)
Elements of an Android Intent (Part 1
Elements of an Android Intent (Part 2)
Android Intent Resolution and Filtering (Part 1)
Android Intent Resolution and Filtering (Part 2)
Concurrent Programming with Android Intents
MapLocation App Case Study
How to Peer Evaluate an Android Assignment (Optional)
Introduction to the Module on Android Activities
Introduction to Android Activities (Part 1)
Introduction to Android Activities (Part 2)
Activity Lifecycle Operations (Part 1)
Activity Lifecycle Operations (Part 2)
Activity Lifecycle Operations (Part 3)
Managing Multiple Activities and Task
Concurrent Programming with Android Activities (Part 1)
Concurrent Programming with Android Activities (Part 2)
Case Study: ImageDownloader App (Part 1)
Case Study: ImageDownloader App (Part 2)
Case Study: ImageDownloader App (Part 3)
Android Broadcast Receivers
Introduction to Android Broadcast Receivers (Part 1)
Introduction to Android Broadcast Receivers (Part 2)
Registering, Implementing, & Invoking Broadcast Receivers (Part 1)
Registering, Implementing, & Invoking Broadcast Receivers (Part 2)
Registering, Implementing, & Invoking Broadcast Receivers (Part 3)
Android Broadcast Receiver Security
Case Study: ImageDownloader Broadcast Receiver Apps (Part 1)
Case Study: ImageDownloader Broadcast Receiver Apps (Part 2)
If a participant cannot afford to pay for a certificate, he/she can apply for sponsorship or financial aid from the course homepage. Such participants will be able to gain access to all course content and assignments required to earn the course certificate. The financial aid can be availed only by applying on a website through a computer. Participants cannot apply using Coursera mobile app.
To apply for financial aid/scholarship, follow these steps.
Open the course homepage using a computer, and next to the information about financial aid, click on “Learn more and apply”.
Fill out the application form with your background information and by filling out other mandatory fields.
Make sure that the application is more than 150 words. Chances of rejection of financial aid are high in applications less than 150 words.
Wait for the application to be reviewed. You can begin the course via audit mode while your application is being reviewed, as the review process can take up to 15 days.
Once your application is reviewed, Coursera will send you an email notifying whether the application has been accepted or rejected/denied.
If your application has been accepted, you will be directly enrolled in the course.
Once your application has been accepted, you will have 2 weeks’ time to unenroll from the Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers course online.
To earn the Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers course online certificate, participants will be required to earn the passing grade in each of the assignments, which include, quizzes, peer-graded assignments and programming assignments. Participants will have the option of flexible deadlines and their progress can be saved to be picked up later from where they have left off. It is possible that participants cannot receive grades if a peer-graded assignment is submitted late, as these assignments are generally reviewed and graded within 3 days of assignment deadline.
How it helps
Android is one of the best open source and completely free platforms owned by Google, one of the most trusted and respected organisations across the globe. Android has occupied a significant share in the mobile app market. Android Apps are simple, easy-to-use and provide a plethora of services. From business growth to customer interaction, Android Apps have garnered positive responses and innumerable downloads from various app stores. This has created vast opportunities for android app developers.
The Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers certification course by Coursera will delve deep into core components of Android apps namely intents, activities and broadcast receivers. The participants will benefit a great deal from the excellent course material including videos, readings, quizzes and assignments. By enrolling in this course, participants will gain in-depth learning on programming the core components of Android app together with basic Java file I/O classes and Android concurrency frameworks.
Major takeaways of the Android App Components- Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers course are: (a) introduction to MOOC contents, organisation and learning strategies, (b) fundamental knowledge of Java I/O and its mechanisms, (c) GIT basics and working with Remote Repositories and (d) in-depth insights into structure, functionality and use of Android Intents, Activities and Broadcast Receivers. This will enable participants to explore dynamic professional career opportunities as Android Developer, Mobile App Developer, Java Developer and many more.
In order to earn the course certificate, the participants will be required to earn a passing grade in all the required assignments, namely, quizzes, peer-graded assignments and programming assignments.
Peer-graded assignments will require the participants to grade each other's assignments. Once your assignment has been submitted, you will review your peer’s assignment and vice versa. The number of peer-graded assignments will be decided by the Course Instructor.
Participants will be requested to provide a score for each part of their peers’ assignments. Calculation of final grades will be done by combining the median scores received in each section of the assignments.
The course suggests due dates against each assignment, which assists the participants in managing their schedules. While quizzes and programming assignments may be submitted late, it is advisable to submit peer-graded assignments in time to avoid lower or no grades.
Upon enrolling for the course, you will be granted access to most of the course material. A shareable course certificate will be received when you have earned a passing grade in all the required assignments.
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