20 Android Phones and access to a new programming language, App Inventor for Android. Their vision is "a world where young people—and everyone—can engage the world of mobile services and applications as creators, not just consumers."
This class was first run as a Google pilot program. It targets non-computer science students and shares Google's vision of introductory computer science that is 'more about about people and their interactions with others and with the world around them.' And not about sitting in a lab writing programs that nobody will ever use.
The students in this course will:
2010 Programming Contest see all apps more pics
1st place winners Hank Scholz and Max Friedman for DroidMuni
USF Android Market (apps built by 2010 class)
SF Chronicle article about the Fall '09 class: