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Programming PrinciplesPython Syntax And SemanticsComputer ProgrammingPython Programming

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

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38%

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21%

got a pay increase or promotion
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100% online
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Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 19 hours to complete
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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Week 0 - Statements, expressions, variables

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
CodeSkulptor11m
Arithmetic Expressions13m
Variables11m
Saving in CodeSkulptor9m
Mini-project Video10m
4 readings
Practice Exercises for Expressions (optional)10m
Practice Exercises for Variables and Assignments (optional)10m
Mini-project Description10m
Code Clinic Tips10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 030m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Week 1 - Functions, logic, conditionals

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 98 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Visualizing Functions12m
More Operations17m
Logic and Comparisons10m
Conditionals10m
Programming Tips - 116m
Mini-project Video15m
5 readings
Practice Exercises for Functions (optional)10m
Practice Exercises for Logic and Conditionals (optional)10m
Mini-project Description10m
Practice Mini-project: Mystical Octosphere (optional)10m
Code Clinic Tips10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 130m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week 2 - Event-driven programming, local/global variables

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 83 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Local vs. Global Variables11m
SimpleGUI11m
Buttons10m
Input Fields9m
Visualizing Events5m
Programming Tips - 213m
Mini-project Video6m
5 readings
Practice Exercises for Interactive Applications (optional)10m
Practice Exercises for Button and Input Fields (optional)10m
Mini-project Description10m
Practice Mini-project: Magical Octosphere Reloaded (optional)10m
Code Clinic Tips10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 2a30m
Quiz 2b30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Week 3 - Canvas, drawing, timers

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 71 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
String Processing11m
Interactive Drawing12m
Timers9m
Visualizing Drawing and Timers6m
Programming Tips - 37m
Mini-project Video9m
4 readings
Practice Exercises for Drawing (optional)10m
Practice Exercises for Timers (optional)10m
Mini-project Description10m
Code Clinic Tips10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 3a30m
Quiz 3b30m

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