Who is this class for: This is an introductory college-level course in computer science for engineering and science students. However, it is also suitable for high school students who are interested in programming. The material assumes no background in mathematics beyond the standard high school curriculum. Students taking the course will get a MATLAB Online license free of charge for a three-month period.


Created by:   Vanderbilt University

  • Akos Ledeczi

    Taught by:    Akos Ledeczi, Professor of Computer Engineering / Senior Research Scientist

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Institute for Software Integrated Systems

  • Mike Fitzpatrick

    Taught by:    Mike Fitzpatrick, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Neurosurgery, and Radiology

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Neurological Surgery, Radiology & Radiological Sciences
LevelBeginner
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tenn., is a private research university and medical center offering a full-range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 1,029 ratings

its a very good course.its very helpful course.

This Course is a great oppotunity to master my programming skills

excellent

(1) lectures and example codes are good

(2) assignments have some good questions that make student to become familiar with topics

(3) some assignment problems are not clear. It is hard to even understand what the question asks. You don't know what to do until you have found a discussion post that a tutor explains what the question is. It will be helpful if the assignment could use more narratives and figures to make the questions clear to student.

(4) Some later assignments are hard and may requires more thinking.

(5) It is recommended to have an extra week/lectures videos on Object Oriented Programming. This topic can be optional/not for grades if it is too advanced for some students. However, it is good to have this topic covered in this course, as your lecture explanations are good and assignment questions are the best and optimal way for us to quickly master a topic.