Created by:   University of Virginia

  • Alex Cowan

    Taught by:    Alex Cowan, Faculty & Batten Fellow

    Darden School of Business

Basic InfoCourse 1 of 5 in the Agile Development Specialization.
Commitment5 weeks of study, 2 - 5 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.6 stars
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Course 1 of Specialization
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University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, and located on a World Heritage site in Charlottesville, the University sustains the ideal of developing, through education, leaders who are well-prepared to help shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. It is also selective; the students who come here have been chosen because they show the exceptional promise Jefferson envisioned.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 273 ratings

The course was really interesting and useful. The assignments helped to practice some of the concepts and techniques from this course.

Thanks a lot for such great information and course!!

Also, some extra notes about structure/timing:

Though the assignments took more time than estimated, so it was not easy sometimes to plan my studying there. Actually, it was the first course that I took on Coursera, so this fact can also affect it. Additionally, some of the resources contain a lot of useful information - like extra external articles. But for me, it took much more time to read and understand them carefully (e.g. one article was estimated as 45 minutes task, but I read it about 2 -3 hours and I did not even look much through details). So I had to spend more time on studying or to skip this extra resources sometimes even when I was not sure how they related to the week course and week assignment.

Vey nice experience. The opportunity of having my tasks reviwed by my peers is something t

I only have read books on Agile. This course has been very valuable in the months since I have taken it.

Excellent material, easy to follow lecturing style that kept me engaged in small enough chunks that were easy to fit into what ever spare time I had. I also learned a lot grading peer assignments which was also great.