Chris Murphy: email@example.com
Words of Advice: Documentation
There are many examples of Android code online
Use the ones from developer.android.com when it is possible
However, there are occasional errors in the doc!
The tutorials are good for taking you through a particular topic step-by-step, but they assume a lot of Java knowledge
The tutorials also make heavy use of Application
Words of Advice: Technical Issues
The Eclipse emulator can be a bit flaky, esp. when it comes to anything with timing
Pay particularly close attention to the signatures of callback methods. You won't get an error just because you misspelled something or used the wrong parameters.
Debugging is difficult since there is no
System.out.println. Get to know LogCat.
Will your students be prepared to do Android programming? How can you get them to that point?
What sorts of apps would you like them to develop?
What skills do you need to improve upon in order to teach Android programming?