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Approx. 11 hours to complete
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Beginner Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

DATA ANALYSIS

2 hours to complete
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

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Selection

3 hours to complete
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

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Data Representation

2 hours to complete
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

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Iteration

3 hours to complete
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

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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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