About this Course

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Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...

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Skills you will gain

Data AnalysisPython ProgrammingDatabase (DBMS)Data Visualization (DataViz)

Learner Career Outcomes

38%

started a new career after completing these courses

38%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

19%

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. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to the Capstone

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Unicode Characters and Strings17m
Office Hours in Den Haag, Netherlands3m
Interview: John Resig and Pam Fox - Khan Academy11m
5 readings
Capstone Overview10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Python Textbook10m
Coming from Python 2 - Encoding Data in Python 310m
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
1 practice exercise
Python for Everybody - A Review
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Building a Search Engine

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 61 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Worked Example: Page Rank - Spidering (Chapter 16)17m
Worked Example: Page Rank - Computation (Chapter 16)15m
Worked Example: Page Rank - Visualization (Chapter 16)6m
Office Hours Detroit, Michigan1m
Interview: Anil Jain - Image Processing11m
2 readings
Building a Search Engine - Introduction10m
Peer Graded Assignment - Instructor Input10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Exploring Data Sources (Project)

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 2 readings
2 videos
Interview: Bruce Schneier - The Security Mindset7m
2 readings
Identifying Your Data Source - Introduction10m
List of Data Sources (Instructional Staff Curated)10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Spidering and Modeling Email Data

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Worked Example: Gmane / Mail - Retrieval (Chapter 16)17m
Worked Example: Gmane / Mail - Model (Chapter 16)12m
Office Hours Baltimore, MD1m
Interview: Bruce Schneier - Building Cryptographic Systems11m
1 reading
Spidering and Modeling Email Data - Introduction10m

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About University of Michigan

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

About the Python for Everybody Specialization

This Specialization builds on the success of the Python for Everybody course and will introduce fundamental programming concepts including data structures, networked application program interfaces, and databases, using the Python programming language. In the Capstone Project, you’ll use the technologies learned throughout the Specialization to design and create your own applications for data retrieval, processing, and visualization....
Python for Everybody

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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