Course Title: Android Mobile App Development

Course Overview: The Android Mobile App Development course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills to develop native Android applications. This course covers the fundamentals of Android app development, user interface design, data storage, and integration with web services, equipping students with the skills to create functional and user-friendly Android apps.

Course Duration: 12 weeks


  • Basic understanding of programming concepts (any language)
  • Familiarity with XML and HTML is helpful but not required
  • Access to a computer with an internet connection
  • Willingness to learn and problem-solving skills

Course Objectives: By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of Android app development.
  2. Design and build user interfaces for Android apps.
  3. Develop native Android applications using Java or Kotlin.
  4. Implement data storage and retrieval in Android apps.
  5. Integrate Android apps with web services and APIs.
  6. Test and debug Android apps for a seamless user experience.
  7. Publish and distribute Android apps on the Google Play Store.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Android Development

  • Introduction to Android OS and its history
  • Overview of the Android development ecosystem
  • Setting up the development environment (Android Studio)

Module 2: Android User Interface (UI) Design

  • User interface components and layout design
  • UI elements (widgets) and view hierarchies
  • Creating responsive layouts using XML

Module 3: User Interface Design with XML

  • Building user interfaces with XML
  • Designing with constraints and layouts
  • Themes and styles in Android UI

Module 4: Android Activity and Lifecycle

  • Understanding Android app components
  • The activity lifecycle and its methods
  • Implementing activities for app navigation

Module 5: Java and Kotlin for Android

  • Introduction to Java and Kotlin in Android development
  • Variables, data types, and control structures
  • Building and running your first Android app

Module 6: Building Android Applications with Java/Kotlin

  • Creating the app's structure and layout
  • Working with user input and interactions
  • Debugging and testing Android apps

Module 7: Data Storage in Android

  • Local data storage options (Shared Preferences, SQLite)
  • File handling and storage in Android
  • Storing data securely

Module 8: Working with Lists and Adapters

  • Displaying lists in Android (ListView, RecyclerView)
  • Customizing list adapters for data display
  • Handling user interactions with list items

Module 9: Network Connectivity and Web Services

  • Making network requests in Android
  • Parsing JSON data
  • Integrating RESTful APIs into Android apps

Module 10: Location-Based Services and Maps

  • Working with location services (GPS, maps)
  • Integrating Google Maps in Android apps
  • Implementing location-aware features

Module 11: Material Design and User Experience (UX)

  • Introduction to Material Design guidelines
  • Enhancing app aesthetics and usability
  • Implementing smooth transitions and animations

Module 12: App Testing, Debugging, and Deployment

  • Testing Android apps on emulators and real devices
  • Debugging and resolving issues
  • Preparing and publishing Android apps on the Google Play Store


  • Quizzes and assignments after each module
  • Hands-on Android app development projects
  • Final Android app project
  • App deployment and presentation

References and Resources:

  • Online courses, tutorials, and documentation
  • Android development tools and libraries
  • Google's Android developer documentation and guidelines
  • Android development communities and forums for support and collaboration

This course outline serves as a general guideline and can be adapted to meet the specific needs and objectives of the educational institution and students. It's important to keep the course content updated with the latest developments in Android app development and adhere to Google's best practices.