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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Python Programming: A Concise Introduction by Wesleyan University

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About the Course

The goal of the course is to introduce students to Python Version 3.x programming using hands on instruction. It will show how to install Python and use the Spyder IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for writing and debugging programs. The approach will be to present an example followed by a small exercise where the learner tries something similar to solidify a concept. At the end of each module there will be an exercise where the student is required to write simple programs and submit them for grading. It is intended for students with little or no programming background, although students with such a background should be able to move forward at their preferred pace. The course is four modules long and is designed to be completed in four weeks. SPECIAL NOTE: Python Programming: A Concise Introduction course will close for new learner enrollment on 2/16/22. In order to earn a Course Certificate, you will need to complete all graded assignments by 8/16/22. If you are interested in earning a Course Certificate for this course, please upgrade or apply for Financial Aid by 8/16/22. If you are a Coursera for Business learner, you can continue to use your sponsored credit through that date....

Top reviews

Jan 3, 2017

Quite interesting introduction to Python, focusing on the most important components of the language. Looking forward to other courses using the same format. Thank you Bill and team for your hard work.

Nov 28, 2021

This course was amazing as well as was an interesting course.I have learnt a lot of new concepts and things with the help of Respected Sir Bill Boyd and looking forward for more such type of courses.

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By Sergio L L

Oct 20, 2021

L​o mejor el IDE que usa

By John P

May 10, 2017

Nice course, enjoyed it!

By Jerry L S (

Dec 16, 2016

Very useful introduction

By Parshuram K G

Oct 15, 2019

Course Content is Less

By Jose L R H

Mar 6, 2018

Very concise, I agree.


Jul 21, 2017

very good excercises

By Nadrav

Jun 10, 2017

Course is very basic

By Moronfolu T

Mar 1, 2017

Makes a lot of sense

By Yu L

Jul 12, 2021

very nice course

By suprith j

Jul 4, 2018

Very informative

By Oleksandr K

May 12, 2017

Good for novice

By 022-Muneeba J -

Jun 20, 2021

great session

By Peter L

Sep 4, 2019

Good review.

By Balasubramanyam K

Jan 23, 2022

nice course

By Jacob N

Jan 1, 2022

g​ood stuff

By Naman B

Dec 9, 2021

it was nice

By bcsf18a514-ADAN S

Dec 13, 2020

good course

By Nivedha P

May 15, 2020


By Humberto L

Apr 20, 2020

good course

By Alfonso A

Nov 13, 2018

muy bueno

By Marin M

Nov 4, 2016

very good

By Dario

Dec 4, 2016


By Maxim B

Nov 27, 2019

gg ez