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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 11 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Data Scientists
  • Data Analysts
  • Software Engineers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

DATA ANALYSIS

9 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Navigating a Coursera Course4m
Meet the Instructor (optional)10m
Lesson Introduction22s
Mean and Standard Deviation, Part 113m
Mean and Standard Deviation, Part 29m
Fictional Drug Trials8m
Continuous vs Discrete Data13m
Spelling Errors8m
1 reading
Data Analysis Topic Understanding Check10m
2 practice exercises
Data Analysis Practice Quiz30m
Data Analysis Graded Quiz30m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Selection

4 videos (Total 28 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
If Statements16m
The Danger of Equals3m
Switch Statements7m
4 readings
Exercise 1: If Statements10m
Exercise 2: Switch Statements10m
Selection Lecture Code10m
Number Characteristics Solution10m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Data Representation

7 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Histograms7m
Bar Charts3m
Line Graphs4m
Pie Charts3m
Scatterplots7m
Super Cool Representations12m
1 reading
Data Representation Topic Understanding Check10m
2 practice exercises
Data Representation Practice Quiz30m
Data Representation Graded Quiz30m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Iteration

7 videos (Total 42 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
For Loops8m
Nested For Loops8m
While Loops9m
Do-While Loops5m
Nesting and Boxes9m
Finishing Up25s
4 readings
Exercise 3: For Loops10m
Exercise 4: While Loops10m
Iteration Lecture Code10m
When Will They Stop Solution10m

Instructor

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Dr. Tim "Dr. T" Chamillard

Associate Professor
Computer Science

About University of Colorado System

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About the Computational Thinking with Beginning C Programming Specialization

This specialization is designed to let you explore computational thinking and beginning C programming topics, applying those concepts to develop solutions to a variety of practical problems.The first course assumes no programming experience, and throughout the 4 courses in the specialization you'll learn about both computational thinking and C programming. The material in the courses in the specialization is equivalent to our computational thinking course at UCCS....
Computational Thinking with Beginning C Programming

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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