The University of Edinburgh
Code Yourself! An Introduction to Programming
The University of Edinburgh

Code Yourself! An Introduction to Programming

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Dr Areti Manataki
Inés Friss de Kereki

Instructors: Dr Areti Manataki

4.7

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
12 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

In this unit you’ll create your very first computer program! You’ll be introduced to basic programming concepts and you’ll familiarise yourself with Scratch.

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19 videos6 readings1 quiz

In this unit you’ll keep working with control structures, you’ll find out how to use events in your programs and how to incorporate visual and sound effects in Scratch. You’ll also start thinking about the requirements and the design of your program.

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19 videos1 reading1 quiz

In this unit you’ll have a go at modifying and extending existing games to create new versions. You’ll also learn about software engineering practices for testing and documenting your programs.

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11 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

In this unit you’ll be introduced to procedures and cloning in Scratch, and you’ll apply these ideas to reuse your code.

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11 videos1 reading1 quiz

In this unit you’ll follow all the steps of software development to create a fun computer game. You’ll also learn about message broadcasting and concurrency.

What's included

11 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

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4.8 (979 ratings)
Dr Areti Manataki
The University of Edinburgh
4 Courses605,303 learners
Inés Friss de Kereki
Universidad ORT Uruguay
3 Courses579,326 learners

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