his free workshop is available to high school teachers. You will learn how to create mobile applications for Android devices (such as cell phones and tablets) using an easy-to-learn language. App Inventor is used by many schools as a first programming tool in Computer Science Principles courses. There is no fee for this workshop.

Android Mobile Apps
Android is the customizable, easy to use operating system that powers more than a billion devices across the globe — from phones and tablets to watches, TV, cars and more to come. Students enrolled in this course will create mobile apps for any Android device(phone or tablet). Participants in this course will be provided an Android device(phone, tablet) to use during the workshop.
logo-androidWhat is MIT App Inventor?
MIT App Inventor is an innovative beginner’s introduction to programming and app creation that transforms the complex language of text-based coding into visual, drag-and-drop building blocks. The simplistic graphical interface grants even an inexperienced novice the ability to create a basic, fully functional android apps. Get more information

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be exposed to mobile application development on Android devices.
  2. Participants will be introduced to the use of objects, events, and handlers in an interactive programming environment.
  3. Participants will be able to create and test simple interactive applications on mobile devices.
  4. Participants will become familiar with the graphical, spatial, and geographical location capabilities available in the MIT App Inventor programming language.

Location: Room EC2710

FIU Engineering Campus (Corner of SW 107 Ave and Flagler Street)
10555 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33174 (directions)


  1. JUN 2015 Training (Beginner Course) (JUN 5th-12th) GROUP PHOTO
  2. SEP 2015 Training (Beginner Course) (Saturday SEP 12th – OCT 10th)
  3. OCT 2015 Training (Intermediate Course) (Saturdays OCT 17th – NOV 14th)
  4. OCT 2016 Training (Beginner Course) (Saturdays JAN 30th – FEB 27th )
  5. APR 2016 Training (Beginner Course) (Saturdays 4/2-4/30)
  6. JUN 2016 Training (Beginner Course) (Mon-Fri JUN 13th – JUN 17th)
  7. JUN  2016 Training (Intermediate Course) (Mon-Fri JUN 20th – JUN 24th)
  8. AUG  2016 Training (Beginner Course) (Mon-Fri AUG 1ST – AUG 5th)
  9. SEP  2016 Training (Beginner Course) (Saturdays SEP 9th – SEP 30th)


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