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Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Goldsmiths, University of London

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Abstraction

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 20 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
1.1.1 Abstraction4m
1.1.2 Abstraction in data representations4m
1.1.3 Notional machines4m
1.1.5 CPU and memory3m
1.1.7 Summary1m
1 reading
1.0.3 Further Reading10m
1 practice exercise
1.1.4 Abstraction30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

State, modularity and applications

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
9 videos
2.1.3 State5m
2.1.5 An e-commerce site4m
2.1.7 Why does turning it off and on again work?3m
2.2.1 A notional machine: files6m
2.2.3 Modularity2m
2.2.4 Applications5m
2.2.6 Debugging6m
2.3.4 Summary1m
1 reading
2.2.5 Looking inside applications5m
4 practice exercises
2.1.4 State15m
2.2.2 Files15m
2.2.7 Debugging an application problem10m
2.3.3 Summative quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Networks

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 34 min)
7 videos
3.1.2 The internet7m
3.2.1 Security threats2m
3.2.3 Encryption5m
3.2.4 Security defenses3m
3.2.5 The perils of the password: Interview with Sarah Wiseman10m
3.2.8 Summary59s
3 practice exercises
3.1.3 Networks16m
3.2.6 Security: what have you learned?15m
3.2.7 Case study: debugging a web load error15m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

How the web works

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
9 videos
4.1.1 Websites2m
4.1.2 Networks and the Web2m
4.1.3 Security and the Web2m
4.1.4 State and the Web2m
4.1.5 Clients and servers3m
4.1.6 Embedding and APIs2m
4.1.7 Your data2m
4.2.5 MOOC Summary2m
1 reading
4.2.4 Further Learning10m
3 practice exercises
4.0.1 Motivating problem15m
4.1.8 Websites15m
4.2.3 Summative quiz20m

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