The basis for education in the last millennium was “reading, writing, and arithmetic;” now it is reading, writing, and computing. Learning to program is an essential part of the education of every student, not just in the sciences and engineering, but in the arts, social sciences, and humanities, as well. Beyond direct applications, it is the first step in understanding the nature of computer science’s undeniable impact on the modern world. This course covers the first half of our book Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach (the second half is covered in our Coursera course Computer Science: Algorithms, Theory, and Machines). Our intent is to teach programming to those who need or want to learn it, in a scientific context.
Computer Science: Programming with a PurposePrinceton University
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TOP REVIEWS FROM COMPUTER SCIENCE: PROGRAMMING WITH A PURPOSE
It did not just teach coding, but taught efficient coding and how to think about performance issues, and separation of program parts into objects
It was a beautiful course. I gained a ton of understanding of the structures of programming (especially OOP). And could become proficient in Java language, which is great.
I expected to review all java basics but found myself working hard with high level, challenging projects that set up a growing environment for me.
The course is structured very well which makes it very easy to understand the concepts. Also helps build a decent grip on java language.
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