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What you will learn

  • Explain the principles of data structures & how they are used

  • Create programs that are able to read and write data from files

  • Store data as key/value pairs using Python dictionaries

  • Accomplish multi-step tasks like sorting or looping using tuples

Skills you will gain

Python Syntax And SemanticsData StructureTuplePython Programming

Learner Career Outcomes

27%

started a new career after completing these courses

28%

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

4 hours to complete

Chapter Six: Strings

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 57 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
6.1 - Strings15m
6.2 - Manipulating Strings17m
Worked Exercise: 6.58m
Bonus: Office Hours New York City2m
Bonus: Monash Museum of Computing History7m
Fun: The Textbook Authors Meet @PyCon3m
7 readings
Reading: Welcome to Python Data Structures10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Textbook10m
Welcome to Python 310m
Submitting Assignments10m
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
Audio Versions of All Lectures10m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 6 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Unit: Installing and Using Python

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Windows 10: Installing Python and Writing A Program8m
Windows: Taking Screen Shots2m
Macintosh: Using Python and Writing A Program4m
Macintosh: Taking Screen Shots4m
2 readings
Important Reading: Using Python in this Class10m
Notes on Choice of Text Editor10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Chapter Seven: Files

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
5 videos
7.2 - Processing Files11m
Demonstration: Worked Exercise 7.19m
Bonus: Office Hours Barcelona1m
Bonus: Gordon Bell - Building Blocks of Computing15m
1 reading
Where is the 7.2 worked exercise?10m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 7 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Chapter Eight: Lists

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 48 min)
7 videos
8.2 - Manipulating Lists9m
8.3 - Lists and Strings7m
Fun: Python Lists in Paris37s
Worked Exercise: Lists11m
Bonus: Office Hours - Chicago42s
Bonus: Rasmus Lerdorf - Inventing the PHP Language7m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 8 Quiz30m

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