This class is part of a Google pilot program.
20 Android Phones and a new visual 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."
The class 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:
Here's an emergency alert program created by Chris Witte and Elisa Miguelena from the course. Click on the pic to read about the class in an SF Chronicle article: