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Python Syntax And SemanticsLogic ProgrammingPython ProgrammingObject-Oriented Programming (OOP)

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Beginner Level
Approx. 16 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Week 5 - Mouse input, list methods, dictionaries

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 111 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
10 videos
Mouse input12m
List Methods11m
List Examples11m
Iteration12m
Dictionaries12m
Images11m
Visualizing Iteration13m
Programming Tips - 510m
Mini-project Video12m
4 readings
Practice Exercises for Mouse and List Methods (optional)10m
Practice Exercises for Dictionaries and Images (optional)10m
Mini-project Description10m
Code Clinic Tips10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 5a30m
Quiz 5b30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Week 6 - Classes and object-oriented programming

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 95 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Object-oriented Programming - 28m
Working with Objects13m
Classes for Blackjack11m
Tiled Images15m
Visualizing Objects8m
Programming Tips - 613m
Mini-project Video14m
5 readings
Practice Exercises for Classes (part 1) (optional)10m
Practice Exercise for Avatar class (optional)10m
Practice Exercises for Classes (part 2) (optional)10m
Mini-project Description10m
Code Clinic Tips10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 6a30m
Quiz 6b30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week 7 - Basic game physics, sprites

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 76 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Spaceship Class7m
Sound5m
Sprite Class14m
Programming Tips - 720m
Mini-project Video13m
3 readings
Practice Exercises for Sprites and Sound (optional)10m
Mini-project Description10m
Code Clinic Tips10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 7a30m
Quiz 7b30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Week 8 - Sets and animation

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 71 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Sets11m
Collisions for Sprites13m
Sprite Animation12m
Programming Tips - 84m
Mini-project Video8m
Beyond CodeSkulptor15m
Class Wrap-up4m
3 readings
Practice Exercises for Sets and Collisions (optional)10m
Mini-project Description10m
Code Clinic Tips10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 830m

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