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Introduction to Programming with Python


Introduction to Programming with Python

Introduction to Programming with Python

Learn about basics of computer programming using the Python programming language.


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Course Description

Computer programming skills are now becoming part of basic education as these skills are increasingly of vital importance for future job and career prospects. This free online course introduces you to the core components of programming using the Python programming language which is one of the most popular programming languages worldwide.
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The course shows you how to use the free open-source PyScripter IDE for Python to write basic programs using concepts such as functions, variables, If Else statements, For loops, While loops, iterative and recursive programs and algorithms such as the Insertion Sort algorithm. This course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the basic components of computer programming using the Python language – and might be a gentle introduction to programming for those who think they might have a longer term interest in the subject area.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes: - How to use the PyScripter IDE for the Python programming language; - How to create a function; - How to implement an If Else statement; - How to use variables in For loops and While loops; - Iterative and recursive programs; - Algorithms such as the Insertion Sort algorithm;


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Programming with Python
Module 2: Programming with Python Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Programming with Python
Course # 423
Course Publisher Khan Academy
Course Category 1
Content Origin
Course Description  Computer programming skills are now becoming part of basic education as these skills are increasingly of vital importance for future job and career prospects. This free online course introduces you to the core components of programming using the Python programming language which is one of the most popular programming languages worldwide. The course shows you how to use the free open-source PyScripter IDE for Python to write basic programs using concepts such as functions, variables, If Else statements, For loops, While loops, iterative and recursive programs and algorithms such as the Insertion Sort algorithm. This course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the basic components of computer programming using the Python language – and might be a gentle introduction to programming for those who think they might have a longer term interest in the subject area.
License  This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 25 May 2012
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • भागवेन्द्र प्रताप सिंह India It is good to learn python programming here.. 2014-12-11 07:12:58
  • PERIASAMY GNANAGURU United States of America Simply Superb 2014-11-19 02:11:30
  • Harmeet Sokhi India Great Videos. Looking forward to an advanced course in python. 2014-11-17 02:11:39
  • Vijayabhaarathy Thirunavukkarasu India It was a real good course for beginners to Python. The contents were really good and was explained in detail clearly. Thanks. 2014-11-13 18:11:35
  • Thailambal Rajagopalan India Very Useful, very informative and Understandable 2014-11-13 15:11:50
  • Mudumba Pradeep Kumar India I am very much satisfied with the course content as a beginner in python.I got an overview of datatypes in python and how to play around with them. Thanks to Alison and am looking forward for an advanced course in python 2014-11-12 11:11:52
  • Shams Kadiwal United States of America Nice and easy 2014-11-09 08:11:11
  • Nthabiseng Phihlela South Africa The course was informative and enjoyed it very much. thank you 2014-10-29 14:10:07
  • Mike Stuart United States of America Enjoyable. Learned a lot. Would like to get other python lessons from this same guy. 2014-10-22 03:10:26
  • sherwin euson Netherlands Nice intro and easy to follow 2014-10-02 20:10:03
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