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Skills you will gain

Logic ProgrammingAndroid StudioJava ProgrammingObject-Oriented Programming (OOP)

Learner Career Outcomes

58%

started a new career after completing these courses

56%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

20%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 39 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Module 1: MOOC Overview

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Module 1: Overview1m
MOOC Contents, Organization, and Learning Strategies9m
Overview of the Java Programming Language (Part 1)13m
Overview of the Java Programming Language (Part 2)12m
Overview Summary1m
1 reading
Responses to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and PDF Versions of Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
2 hours to complete

Module 2: Introduction to Android Studio

2 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 83 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Installing Android Studio4m
Opening Provided Assignment Projects4m
Creating and Importing Projects6m
Introducing the Editor4m
Project File Organization5m
Creating and Editing Source Code and Resource Files3m
Creating and Running a Virtual Device12m
Debugging Syntax Errors4m
Logging with Logcat11m
TODO Statements4m
Running Your Code & Self Assessment Via Unit Tests10m
Submitting Your Code to the Auto-Grader6m
Module 2 Summary1m
3 readings
IMPORTANT Installation Note10m
Notes on Creating & Importing Projects1m
IMPORTANT:: Notes on creating an Android Virtual Device1m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
4 hours to complete

Module 3: Writing a Simple Android App Using Basic Java Features

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 72 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Main Components in a Computing System7m
Variables and Types10m
Expressions11m
Printing data8m
The Math Class6m
The String Class10m
Methods13m
Module Conclusion1m
7 readings
Slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
Printing slide deck10m
Note on Printing Data: out vs. mOut1m
Math slide deck10m
String slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

Module 4: Control Flow

7 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 65 min), 10 readings, 5 quizzes
11 videos
If-statement Part 18m
If-statement Part 29m
If-statement Code Walkthrough7m
For-loops Part 17m
For-loops Part 26m
For-loops Part 39m
For-loops Code Walkthrough3m
Indefinite loops6m
Random number generation6m
Module Summary53s
10 readings
If-statement L1 slide deck10m
If-Statement L2 slide deck10m
If-statement Code Walkthrough: Code Copy10m
If-statement Code Walkthrough: Slide Deck10m
Part 1 slide deck10m
Part 2 slide deck10m
Part 3 slide deck10m
Code walkthrough slide deck10m
Indefinite loop slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
3 practice exercises
Module 4 practice quiz on IF statements30m
Module 4 quiz on FOR loops30m
Module 4 practice quiz on indefinite loops30m
6 hours to complete

Module 5: Structured Data

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 96 min), 9 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Arrays: Part 18m
Arrays: Part 27m
Arrays: Part 310m
The for-each loop6m
The Collections Framework: Part 114m
The Collections Framework: Part 211m
ArrayLists16m
HashMaps16m
Structured Data WrapUp1m
9 readings
Slide deck10m
Part 1 slide deck10m
Part 2 slide deck10m
Part 3 slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
Part 1 slide deck10m
Part 2 slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
1 practice exercise
Module 5 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

10 hours to complete

Module 6: Classes and Interfaces

10 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 70 min), 7 readings, 8 quizzes
7 videos
Motivating Classes and Objects9m
Building your own Classes and Objects11m
Refining your Classes: Part 112m
Refining your Classes: Part 211m
New Objects in Old Places13m
Overview of Java Generics9m
7 readings
Slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
Example files: Account10m
Slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
Slide deck10m
3 practice exercises
Module 6 quiz on Object Oriented Programing concepts30m
Module 6 quiz on methods and classes30m
Module 6 quiz on arrays and parameters30m
7 hours to complete

ModuIe 7: Inheritance and Polymorphism

7 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 65 min), 7 readings, 4 quizzes
7 videos
Class Hierarchy and Interfaces13m
Inheritance at Work7m
Polymorphism15m
Java Interfaces6m
Advanced Class Interface features9m
Exception Handling11m
7 readings
Slide deck10m
Slide deck: Inheritance at Work10m
Slide deck: Polymorphism10m
Slide deck: Java Interfaces10m
Self-Assessment quiz code10m
Slide deck: Advanced Class Interface Features10m
Slide deck10m
2 practice exercises
Module 7 quiz on inheritance30m
Module 7 quiz on code "dissection"30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Module 8: Android Calculator App Mini-Project Assignment

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 23 min)
2 videos
Mini-Project Assignment Walkthrough13m

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