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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Dictionaries

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Class Structure4m
Python Dictionaries5m
Defining a Dictionary6m
Dictionary Lookup and Update8m
Checking Keys8m
Handling Dictionary Errors8m
2 readings
Dictionaries - Example10m
Practice Exercises for Dictionaries10m
1 practice exercise
Dictionaries30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Tabular Data and Nested Data Structures

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Tabular Data as a Nested List10m
Tabular Data as a Nested Dictionary9m
Displaying Dictionaries5m
2 readings
Tabular Data10m
Practice Exercises for Nested Data Structures10m
1 practice exercise
Nested Representations for Tabular Data30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Tabular Data and CSV Files

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 66 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Parsing CSV Files6m
Python's CSV Module7m
CSV DictReader10m
CSV Reader Options9m
Experimenting with CSV Methods - Part 18m
Experimenting with CSV Methods - Part 27m
Project Video for Part 19m
4 readings
CSV Files10m
Practice Project: Loading Cancer-Risk Data10m
Project Description: Reading and Writing CSV Files10m
OwlTest: Automated Feedback and Assessment10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Organizing Data

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 53 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Lambda9m
Advanced Sorting5m
Refactoring Your Code - Part 17m
Refactoring Your Code - Part 27m
Project Video for Part 215m
3 readings
Dictionaries vs. Lists for storing data10m
Practice Project: Processing Cancer-Risk Data10m
Project Description: Analyzing Baseball Data10m

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