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CodeskulptorPython Syntax And SemanticsPython ProgrammingDebugging

Learner Career Outcomes

34%

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32%

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19%

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Beginner Level
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Python as a Calculator

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 62 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Course Overview3m
Hello, world!3m
Python Development Environments9m
Numbers6m
Simple Expressions7m
Compound Expressions7m
Variables and Assignment8m
Handling Errors in Python10m
4 readings
Using CodeSkulptor310m
A Short Guide to Common Errors in Python10m
Practice Exercise for Expressions10m
Practice Exercises for Variables and Assignments10m
1 practice exercise
Basic Python Syntax30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Functions

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Calling Functions6m
Defining Functions11m
Local Variables4m
Understanding Function Evaluation8m
Using Print and Return in Functions6m
2 readings
Functions10m
Practice Exercises for Functions10m
1 practice exercise
Functions30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Logic and Conditionals

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Logical Expressions4m
Comparisons6m
Conditionals8m
More Conditionals9m
Using Python Documentation9m
Following Coding Standards9m
3 readings
Conditionals in Python10m
Coding Standards and Style10m
Practice Exercises for Logic and Conditionals10m
1 practice exercise
Logic and Conditionals30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Python Modules

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 57 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The Datetime Module6m
Coding the Practice Project - Part 19m
Coding the Practice Project - Part 29m
RPSLS Video11m
Project Video13m
6 readings
Python Modules10m
Datetime Module Quick Reference10m
Practice Project: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock10m
Tips for RPSLS10m
Project Description: Working with Dates10m
OwlTest: Automated Feedback and Assessment10m

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