University of Colorado Boulder

Introduction to Python Fundamentals

This course is part of Expressway to Data Science: Python Programming Specialization

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Di Wu

Instructor: Di Wu

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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20 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • By successfully completing this course, you will be able to describe the fundamentals of programming in Python.

  • You will be able to identify basic variables and data types.

  • You will also be able to write simple programs with Python.

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22 quizzes, 4 assignments

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

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Beginner level

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20 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome on board! This first module will introduce you the basics about Computers, Programming Languages, and Python. You are going to learn basic input and output methods, and you are going to write your first interactive Python program. Are you ready? Let's go!

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8 videos8 readings4 quizzes1 assignment1 discussion prompt

This module will introduce you the concept, Variables, and primitive data types. You will also learn the fundamental operations in Python: Assignment, Arithmetic, Relational, and Logical operations. With these tools unlocked, you can create a more useful computational program. Are you ready? Let's go!

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7 videos8 readings7 quizzes1 assignment

This module will introduce you the concept, Flow Control. You will learn the branching methods, and be able to use optional, alternative, or nested branching for different conditions. Are you ready? Let's go!

What's included

6 videos8 readings5 quizzes1 assignment

This module will introduce you the repetitive flow control methods. You will be able to use condition-based repetition, or count-based repetition, for complex programs. Are you ready? Let's go!

What's included

5 videos6 readings6 quizzes1 assignment

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4.8 (35 ratings)
Di Wu
University of Colorado Boulder
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