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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Strings

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Class Structure4m
Python Strings7m
Indexing Strings6m
Searching Strings8m
Slicing Strings6m
Answering Common Python Questions8m
2 readings
Formatting Strings10m
Practice Exercises for Strings10m
1 practice exercise
Strings30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Basics of Lists

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 56 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
List Indexing and Slicing8m
Splitting and Joining Strings7m
List Searching5m
Iteration over Lists10m
Using Thonny's Debugger8m
Debugging an Example Program8m
4 readings
Defining and Accessing Lists10m
Iteration10m
Using Thonny10m
Practice Exercises for Lists10m
1 practice exercise
Lists30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

List Manipulation

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Tuples8m
Objects and References6m
Understanding List References8m
Diagnosing List Reference Issues8m
3 readings
List Processing Example10m
Visualizing Objects and References10m
Practice Exercises for List Manipulation10m
1 practice exercise
List Manipulation30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

File Access

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 41 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Reading Files using Iteration4m
Writing Files5m
Working with File Paths9m
Project Video14m
5 readings
Introduction to Files10m
Understanding File Systems and Paths10m
Practice Project: Updating the CodeSkulptor Docs10m
Project Description: File Differences10m
OwlTest: Automated Feedback and Assessment10m

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