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English

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Skills you will gain

RecursionJavaInheritanceComputer ProgrammingAPCS A

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Beginner Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructor

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Beth Simon 

Teaching Professor
Education Studies
2,857 Learners
16 Courses

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University of California San Diego

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
3 hours to complete

Inheritance (Unit 9): Learn as a Student

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 80 min)
11 videos
Inheritance Part 23m
Inheritance and Constructors9m
Overriding Methods6m
super keyword7m
Inheritance Hierarchies Part 15m
Inheritance Hierarchies Part 210m
Polymorphism Part 17m
Polymorphism Part 29m
Object Superclass Part 16m
Object Superclass Part 26m
5 practice exercises
CS Awesome 9.128m
CS Awesome 9.2, 9.3 and 9.455m
CS Awesome 9.519m
CS Awesome 9.610m
CS Awesome 9.714m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Inheritance (Unit 9): Teacher Powerup

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Trio Free Response Question Overview Part 110m
Trio Free Response Question Overview Part 26m
1 reading
What is Culturally Relevant Pedagogy/Teaching10m
2 practice exercises
Java Mastery Quiz30m
Teacher Mastery Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Recursion (Unit 10): Learn as a Student

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 69 min)
7 videos
Recursion Part 27m
Tracing Recursive Methods Part 15m
Tracing Recursive Methods Part 29m
Tracing Recursive Methods Part 311m
Recursive Searching and Sorting Part 111m
Recursive Searching and Sorting Part 216m
2 practice exercises
CS Awesome 10.145m
CS Awesome 10.225m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Recursion (Unit 10): Teacher Powerup

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min)
3 videos
Assessment Options5m
Developing Problem Solving Skills12m
2 practice exercises
Java Mastery Quiz24m
Teacher Mastery Quiz27m

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

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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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