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Introduction to Programming with Python Course


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. 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 378 votes
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: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Vibha M
    Vibha M India It's a good way to start python.Definitely worth doing it. 2016-07-26 14:07:36
  • William Samuel
    William Samuel United Kingdom Very good 2016-07-26 14:07:15
  • bhuvaneswari sivaprakasam
    bhuvaneswari sivaprakasam United States of America The course was properly explained as simple as such through the videos. They were perfect and understandable. It would have been better if more assessments were given and more topics were included. 2016-07-19 15:07:56
  • Afroz Khan
    Afroz Khan India Good 2016-07-19 13:07:01
  • kartik bhatt
    kartik bhatt India This is excellent course for Beginners 2016-07-04 12:07:14
  • Andrea Pizzadili
    Andrea Pizzadili Italy Great teacher. 2016-05-12 19:05:31
  • Mohammad Ashrafi
    Mohammad Ashrafi Saudi Arabia Its simple to learn 2016-05-11 14:05:26
  • Rahul Patel
    Rahul Patel India Its the best course online for getting started with Python and computer programming 2016-04-27 09:04:34
  • Mary Lou Corder
    Mary Lou Corder United States of America This course was terrific. It was perfect for my busy lifestyle. It provided the flexibility to meet my educational needs. 2016-04-26 19:04:52
  • Mary Lou Corder
    Mary Lou Corder United States of America I have thoroughly enjoyed this course. With my very busy lifestyle, this course was the perfect fit for my educational needs. I could repeat each lesson as many times as needed, and was able to pause the video when necessary to take notes and practice completing programing activities. 2016-04-26 19:04:20
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