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Beginner Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: Italian, Vietnamese, English, Kazakh, Persian

Skills you will gain

Python Syntax And SemanticsComputer ProgrammingPython ProgrammingIdle (Python)

Learner Career Outcomes

37%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: Italian, Vietnamese, English, Kazakh, Persian

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Python, Variables, and Functions

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 39 min), 10 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Installing Python2m
Python as a Calculator10m
Python and Computer Memory2m
Variables7m
Visualizing Assignment Statements2m
Built-in Functions5m
Defining Functions6m
10 readings
Syllabus10m
Course Logistics10m
Resources10m
Installing Python10m
Python as a Calculator10m
Python and Computer Memory10m
Variables10m
Visualizing Assignment Statements10m
Built-in Functions10m
Defining Functions10m
1 practice exercise
Python, Variables, and Functions24m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Strings and Designing Functions

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 35 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Input/Output and str Formatting10m
Docstrings and Function Help1m
Function Design Recipe5m
Function Reuse6m
Visualizing Function Calls5m
6 readings
Type str10m
Input/Output and str Formatting10m
Docstrings and Function help10m
Function Design Recipe10m
Function Reuse10m
Visualizing Function Calls10m
1 practice exercise
Strings and Designing Functions36m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Booleans, Import, Namespaces, and if Statements

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 42 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Type Bool8m
Converting Between int, str, and float3m
Import: Using Non-Built-in Functions5m
If Statements9m
No if Required4m
Structuring if Statements6m
7 readings
Functions, Variables, and the Call Stack10m
Type Bool10m
Converting Between int, str, and float10m
Import: Using Non-Built-in Functions10m
If Statements10m
No if Required10m
Structuring if statements10m
1 practice exercise
Booleans, Import, Namespaces, and if Statements32m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

For Loops and Fancy String Manipulation

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 26 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Str: Indexing and Slicing4m
Str Methods: Functions Inside of Objects3m
For Loop Over Str11m
IDLE's Debugger4m
5 readings
More str Operators10m
Str: Indexing and Slicing10m
Str Methods: Functions Inside of Objects10m
For Loop Over Str10m
IDLE's Debugger10m
1 practice exercise
For Loops and Fancy String Manipulation28m

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