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Beginner Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 6-8 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

1 hour to complete
5 readings
5 readings
Get Alice10m
Downloading and Using Alice Project Files10m
Acknowledgements10m
Grading Policy10m
About Us10m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Producing Animated 3D Movies: Alice Basic Instructions

5 hours to complete
20 videos (Total 119 min), 20 readings, 12 quizzes
20 videos
Animation and Computer Science4m
Overview of Alice1m
Adding Objects to a Scene7m
Moving Objects Around: Controls, Keys, and One-shot (Mac version)6m
Moving Objects Around: Controls, Keys, and One-shot (PC version)7m
Build a Person6m
An Interview with Jessica Abroms11m
Simple Instructions7m
One-shot vs. Code8m
Build a Simple World7m
More Control and Comparing Instructions3m
Moving and Turning2m
Turn and Roll1m
Turning and Moving Parts2m
DoInOrder vs. DoTogether2m
Move and MoveTo3m
Designing the Storyboard5m
Implementing the Storyboard18m
A Few Tips9m
20 readings
Week 2 Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 2.110m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 2.110m
Adding Objects to a Scene: Notes for some Mac users10m
Review and Tips10m
Object Control Document (Read this First!)10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 2.210m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 2.210m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 2.310m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 2.310m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 2.410m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 2.410m
Implementing the Storyboard Project Solution10m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
12 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 2.110m
Practice Quiz 2.2
Practice Parson's 2A
Practice Quiz 2.3
Practice Parson's 2.3
Practice Quiz 2.4
Practice Parson's 2.4A
Practice Parson's 2.4B
Wk2 Graded Quiz
Graded Parson's 2A
Graded Parson's 2B
Graded Parson's 2C
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Teaching Your Bunny to Hop: Procedures and Parameters

6 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 105 min), 22 readings, 15 quizzes
14 videos
Overview of Hop5m
Bunny Hop Procedure9m
Object Movement with Different Orientations2m
How Objects and Parts Turn and Roll (Demo)2m
Alice Person w/ Elbow and Knee Demonstration4m
BunnyHop Multiple Ways13m
Overview of Parameters6m
HopOver World10m
Camera Control11m
Camera Control Demo Part 18m
Camera Control Demo Part 213m
Overview of Inheritance6m
Inheritance: Hopping with Bipeds8m
22 readings
Week 3 Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 3.110m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 3.110m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 3.210m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 3.210m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise Part 110m
Practice Exercise Part 210m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 3.310m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 3.310m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 3.410m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 3.410m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 3.510m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 3.510m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
15 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 3.1
Practice Quiz 3.2
Practice Parson's 3.2A2m
Practice Quiz 3.32m
Practice Parsons 3.3A2m
Practice Parson's 3.3B2m
Practice Quiz 3.42m
Practice Parson's 3.4A2m
Practice Quiz 3.52m
Practice Parson's 3.5A
Practice Parson's 3.5B
Wk 3 Graded Quiz
Graded Parson's 3A
Graded Parson's 3B
Graded Parson's 3C
Week
4

Week 4

9 hours to complete

If at First You Don't Succeed, Try, Try Again: Decisions & Repetition

9 hours to complete
22 videos (Total 256 min), 23 readings, 8 quizzes
22 videos
Built-in Functions, Math, Circling, and Properties9m
Built-in Function and Math10m
Circling Around an Object10m
The Vehicle Property10m
Color and Opacity Properties22m
Invisible Objects as Camera Markers11m
Random Numbers and Constants6m
Practicing Random Numbers and Variables16m
Making Decisions - IF and Conditionals5m
Simple If13m
Bunny Visit Friends23m
Boolean Logic4m
Cat Ride Which Horse Demo32m
Creating your own Character - Theory3m
Creating your own Characters - Demo17m
The Counted Loop in Alice3m
Repetition - Counted Loop Demo5m
Repetition - Counted Loop Nested Loop6m
The While Loop in Alice4m
Repetition - While Loop12m
Repetition - While Loop Complex Conditional21m
23 readings
Week 4 Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 4.110m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 4.110m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 4.210m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 4.210m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 4.310m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 4.310m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise10m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 4.410m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 4.410m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise Part 110m
Practice Exercise Part 210m
Learning Objectives for Lesson 4.510m
Alice Project Files for Lesson 4.510m
Review and Tips10m
Practice Exercise Part 110m
Practice Exercise Part 210m
8 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 4.114m
Practice Quiz 4.210m
Practice Parson's 4.2A
Practice Quiz 4.314m
Practice Quiz 4.414m
Practice Quiz 4.514m
Wk 4 Graded Quiz
Graded Parson's 4A

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