About this Course

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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

JavaArrayLists2-D arraysComputer ProgrammingAPCS A

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome!

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 10 min), 2 readings
2 videos
Welcome to the Learn to Teach Java Specialization7m
2 readings
Make an Account on these Sites15m
Using Googledocs in this Course3m
4 hours to complete

ArrayLists (Unit 7): Learn as a Student

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 92 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
10 videos
Introduction to ArrayLists10m
ArrayList Methods12m
Traversing ArrayLists with Loops: Part 11m
Traversing ArrayLists with Loops: Part 214m
Traversing ArrayLists with Loops: Part 37m
Searching Algorithms: Part 19m
Searching Algorithms: Part 215m
Searching Algorithms: Part 38m
Sorting Algorithms11m
2 readings
Extra search resources3m
Extra Sorting Resources10m
5 practice exercises
CS Awesome 7.114m
CS Awesome 7.224m
CS Awesome 7.326m
CS Awesome 7.529m
CS Awesome 7.634m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

ArrayLists (Unit 7): Teacher Powerup

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
7 videos
Classroom Discussions: Teacher Guide Part 17m
Classroom Discussions: Teacher Guide Part 25m
Assessment Options5m
Developing Problem Solving Skills9m
Free Response Question Overview (7.4) Part 17m
Free Response Question Overview (7.4) Part 25m
1 reading
Optional: Read me if you haven't used Perusall for Classroom Discussions before
2 practice exercises
Java Mastery Quiz33m
Teacher Mastery Quiz2m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

2-D Arrays (Unit 8): Learn as a Student

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 27 min)
4 videos
Two-Dimensional Arrays Part 24m
Traversing 2D Arrays (nested loops) Part 18m
Traversing 2D Arrays (nested loops) Part 28m
2 practice exercises
CS Awesome 8.119m
CS Awesome 8.229m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

2-D Arrays (Unit 8): Teacher Powerup

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 32 min)
4 videos
Assessment Options2m
Free Response Question Overview Part 19m
Free Response Question Overview Part 212m
2 practice exercises
Java Mastery Quiz2m
Teacher Mastery Quiz2m

Instructor

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Beth Simon 

Teaching Professor
Education Studies

About University of California San Diego

UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory....

About the Learn to Teach Java Specialization

Learn to teach introductory Java -- with a focus on the new Advanced Placement Computer Science A curriculum. Preview the CS Awesome curriculum with overview videos to help you prepare for class efficiently. Learn teaching tips and access supporting materials from an expert in CS education with 15+ years experience including advice on teaching debugging, code tracing (for answering multiple choice questions) and problem solving patterns. Complete activities specifically designed for teachers and create materials you can use in your classroom....
Learn to Teach Java

Frequently Asked Questions

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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.

  • If you complete all courses in the Learn to Teach Java Specialization, then you can earn 4-graduate units from UC San Diego. Find out more on the the specialization FAQ.

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