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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. 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 Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 274 reviews
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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    Alan Hozeny United States of America Good base level course for those looking to test the water about programming. Easy to follow and review topics when needed. Each topic builds on the previous which was very helpful and each topic had a good pace. 2015-05-21 17:05:07
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    saipriya suresh India Excellent course for biginners. 2015-04-28 17:04:18
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    Flavio Bernardes Brazil The course is great. The explanations are very clear and complete. What I think is that we could have more exercises during the course and got more experience. But I recommend this course to everyone. 2015-03-31 02:03:03
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    Helga R United States of America I was pleasantly surprised about the engagement that the trainer brings up during the training. I would call the seminar not only instructive but entertaining and engaging. Well done. 2015-03-24 14:03:54
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    James Dilger United States of America Thank you. That was a very good class. The material was presented in a way that was easy to learn and follow. A great introductory course. Hopefully this will give me a great base to build off of. 2015-03-20 22:03:04
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    Libra LibraMD [[]] I've learned a lot. Clear instructions. I would highly recommend this course for the beginners. 2015-03-18 05:03:57
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    Pislaru Andrei Romania well explained 2015-03-13 14:03:41
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    Samuel Jusino Jr. United States of America Overall, great course by ALISON. I now have a foundation to take my learning to the next level! 2015-03-04 04:03:10
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    Sriram Prashanth India before starting this course i had no knowledge of python...so i'm really glad that i took this course 2015-02-18 13:02:41
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    Ombotimbe Salifou Cote D'Ivoire Thanks for this course ! 2015-01-22 13:01:22
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