The FIRST ® Tech Challenge professional development course gives attendees a strong understanding of how to implement the FIRST Tech Challenge program and how to achieve science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning objectives. In FIRST Tech Challenge, students learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build, and program robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams with a spirit of friendly competition. Many call it “the hardest fun you’ll ever have.” Participants in this course will walk in the footsteps of the students as they engage in these hands-on experiences and practice engineering principles such as keeping an engineering notebook.
Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for FIRST Robotics Coaches.
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: December 1, 2023 (11:59pm PT)
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
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