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Intro to Microcontrollers Programming & Troubleshooting Course

Learn to troubleshoot and program Motorola's 68HC11 microcontroller. Study at home with instructor support, online exams and a certificate of completion.
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Microcontrollers can be found in just about anything you use on a daily basis. You'll find them in audio systems, televisions, cars and many other applications.

It's no wonder that today's labor force has a big need for technologists who specialize in solving problems and designing products using microcontrollers.

Course Description
This 17 lesson self-paced distance learning course is ideal for students with no prior programming experience who want to master the basics of troubleshooting and programming Motorola's 68HC11 microcontroller.

Both hardware and software are covered in detail to provide a complete understanding of the principles underlying how a microprocessor works.

Theory is supplemented by an Online Companion designed to illustrate concepts explained in the textbook as well as offer interactive activities designed to promote learning.

By learning how to program the 68HC11 at an elementary level, readers also gain valuable experience using manufacturer-specific documentation that prepares them for work with more sophisticated microcontrollers.

There's even a chapter on C Programming to provide an introduction to high-level programming language.

Best of all, you’ll earn a professional Certificate of Completion in Microcontroller Technology from CIE Bookstore suitable for framing when finished!

Instructor support is included with this entire program so you never have to study alone. If you ever have a question call us and we’re there for you. As a CIE Bookstore student you’ll have access to CIE’s e-grade web site where you can take your exams.

All this knowledge and support will provide a solid core of instruction in the field of microcontrollers.

Here's What You'll Get:
- 17 self-paced lesson modules.
- 389 page textbook with a step-by-step study guide.
- Online Companion with interactive activities.
- Instructor support from CIE's faculty.
- Certificate of Completion when finished.
- Access to CIE's e-grade site where you can take your tests.

Course Lessons:
1. Introduction to Computer Hardware
2. Introduction to Computer Software
3. Computer Arithmetic
4. 68HC11 Programming - Part A
5. 68HC11 Programming - Part B
6. Branching and Loops
7. Indexing Through Memory
8. Subroutines
9. Reading Assembly Listings
10. Memory Systems I
11. Memory Systems II
12. General Purpose I/O
13. HC11 Interrupts and Resets
14. Analog Capture - Port E
15. Timed Events - Port A
16. Serial Communication - Port D
17. C Programming and the HC11

Student Privileges:
This CIE Bookstore Micro Course comes with Superior Student Privileges so you never have to study alone!

1. Instructor Assistance:
E-mail or use our toll-free Instructor Hot-line to access our faculty and staff if you ever need assistance with your course work. CIE's dedicated staff of instructors do more than just grade your exams; they help guide you, step-by-step, through your studies and hands-on training.

They'll encourage you when you're doing well and give you support when you need it. Most importantly they'll see that every question you have receives careful consideration by one or more members of the staff. You can be sure the response, whether it's a simple explanation or an in-depth theoretical discussion, will be prompt, courteous and thorough.

2. Priority Grading - No waiting
Your submitted exams will be graded and sent back to you within 24 hours. You can be sure that you will get back almost instantaneous feedback from your exams. Take your exams online on our e-grade web site.

Industry Overview:
Today’s electrical, electronics and computer technicians continue to revolutionize the way we live. We depend on the hundreds of thousands of these individuals who design, produce operate and maintain a vast array of equipment and services.

Radio, television, telephones, computers, airplanes, automobiles, office machinery and home appliances are a few of the industries in which electronics play an important role. In our age of satellites and computer networks the challenges and opportunities continue to mushroom. Today’s electronic careers continue to have enormous potential.

The implementation of ideas through new products, systems and services is the essence of engineering. The rapid changes in electrical, electronics and computer technology and the diversity of applications require a broad educational background and a lifelong commitment to learning new and specialized information.

Related Career Paths:
Electronics Technologist, Software Engineer, Microcontroller Programmer, Microprocessor Engineer

How do I enroll?

1. You can order online (click the 'Add to Cart' button).

2. Call us at (800) 321-2155 and ask for course 02-W670.

3. You can mail a check or money order for $188.25
    (includes $18.25 for shipping/handling) to:

    CIE Bookstore
    1776 E. 17th Street
    Cleveland, Ohio 44114

4. Western Union or Bank transfer.

5. You can fax your order to us at 216-781-0331.

Foreign shipping expense will be higher. Order on line or call (800) 321-2155 and ask for
course 02-W670 today!

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