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What you will learn

  • Install Python and write your first program

  • Describe the basics of the Python programming language

  • Use variables to store, retrieve and calculate information

  • Utilize core programming tools such as functions and loops

Skills you will gain

Python Syntax And SemanticsBasic Programming LanguageComputer ProgrammingPython Programming

Learner Career Outcomes

35%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

11%

got a pay increase or promotion
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.
Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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University of Michigan

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Chapter One - Why we Program?

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 42 min), 6 readings
7 videos
Video: Welcome to Python - Guido van Rossum1m
1.1 - Why Program11m
1.2 - Hardware Overview11m
1.3 - Python as a Language7m
Fun: The Textbook Authors Meet @PyCon20153m
Face to Face Office Hours - Bengaluru, India2m
6 readings
Reading: Welcome to The Class10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Welcome to Python 310m
Textbook: Python for Everybody: Exploring Data in Python 310m
Submitting Assignments10m
Audio Versions of All Lectures10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Installing and Using Python

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 33 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Windows 10: Installing Python and Writing A Program8m
Windows: Taking Screen Shots2m
Macintosh: Using Python and Writing A Program4m
Macintosh: Taking Screen Shots4m
Bonus: Eben Upton and the RaspBerry Pi9m
3 readings
Important Reading: Using Python in this Class10m
Notes on Choice of Text Editor10m
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Chapter One: Why We Program (continued)

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 37 min)
4 videos
Demonstration: Doing the "Hello World" Assignment5m
Interview: Daphne Koller - Building Coursera11m
Face-to-Face Office Hours: Milan, Italy3m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 130m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Chapter Two: Variables and Expressions

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
6 videos
2.2 - Expressions Part 220m
2.3 - Expressions - Part 37m
Worked Exercise: 2.37m
Interview: Pooja Sankar - Building Piazza6m
Office Hours: Mountain View, CA52s
1 reading
Where is the worked exercise for Assignment 2.2?10m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 230m

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