Class schedule and syllabus
Please see the revised syllabus_01.pdf
Here to buy Arduino Starter Pack
Here for a good startup tutorial: Arduino Tutorial Learn Electronics using Arduino!
And some lectures on Arduino, recommended by Ronit, who took the class last semester.
Scroll to “Tools” for advice and kits for soldering, etc.
Please see the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction for some (more academic) references.