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Topics Covered in an NI LabVIEW Academy

The LabVIEW Academy program uses a blended learning model that combines face-to-face teaching with engaging content and hands-on lab exercises. This model prepares students for the demands of industry and higher education in engineering, computer science, and related fields. The LabVIEW Academy Instructors' guide (download below) details the material covered in the program and is an excellent resource for organizing how you teach LabVIEW in your LabVIEW Academy course.

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Instructors' Guide Contents

The backbone of the LabVIEW Academy program is made up of the same LabVIEW Core 1 and 2 classes offered to industry. The Instructors' Guide provides guidance for teaching LabVIEW Core 1 and 2 following a ten-, 6-, or 15-week syllabus and options for integrating hardware instruction. Each syllabus includes:

  1. Topics overview
  2. Slides
  3. In-class demonstrations
  4. In-class exercises
  5. Homework exercises
  6. Reading assignments

Integrate Hardware Instruction

The LabVIEW Academy Curriculum Package contains several options for teaching with hardware, and the Instructors' Guide provides guidance on how to integrate these options into the LabVIEW Core 1 and 2 instructional materials. Hardware curriculum resources include:

  1. Learning LabVIEW With NI ELVIS labs and instruction align with LabVIEW Core 1 and 2
  2. DAQ and GPIB instruction is included in LabVIEW Core 1 and 2
  3. Additional NI myDAQ and NI ELVIS exercises are integrated from online courseware