Arizona State University

Introduction to Python

Adwith Malpe

Instructor: Adwith Malpe

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

16 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Students will master the basic skills of coding in python and will be able to understand the syntax.

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9 quizzes

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

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

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This course is part of the Python: A Guided Journey from Introduction to Application Specialization
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There are 5 modules in this course

In today’s society, uses for new technologies are broadening in scope and revolutionizing the world. Many new technologies automate redundant tasks so people may complete tasks of greater priority. These new automated technologies depend on the constant innovation of software. To develop software that can increase our efficiency and change the world for the better, it is vital to understand how to code using different programming languages. This specialization introduces the basics of the Python programming language and teaches how to implement solutions to real-world problems using Python syntax. Topics in this course range from utilizing integrated development environments (IDEs) to implementing Python syntax in scripts. Some of the position titles that may benefit from this course are computer scientist, computer engineer, software engineer, software developer, software tester, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, chemical engineer and aerospace engineer. You do not need programming or computer science experience to learn the material in this course. This course is open to anyone who is interested in learning how to code and write programs in Python. We are very excited that you will be learning with us and hope you enjoy the course!

What's included

1 video1 reading

This course covers the basics of Python and provides you with knowledge to solve real-world problems using Python.

What's included

6 videos6 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will learn what input and output data are, how to handle input and output data, how to work with data of different data types, how to process data using arithmetic operators, and how to display output.

What's included

7 videos12 readings3 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn how to manipulate control structures to make decisions when handling data and will learn how to use loops to eliminate the need to perform redundant tasks.

What's included

7 videos8 readings3 quizzes

In this module, you will learn how to create functions to make code more modular and to complete tasks used many times in programs.

What's included

4 videos9 readings2 quizzes1 peer review

Instructor

Adwith Malpe
Arizona State University
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