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Programming Concepts with Python

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Programming Concepts with Python
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In the free online course Programming Concepts with Python you will learn about programming concepts using the Python programming language. You will learn how to display text on screen and about reading user input into your program. You will also learn about creating variables and manipulating them using functions. You will learn that everyone makes mistakes when programming and you are shown solutions to help you find and fix those mistakes.

    The course begins by introducing you to what programming is and the possibilities of what you can create with programming. You will learn about the advantages of using Python to start learning how to program and you will be introduced to creating a Python project in Visual Studio.

    Next, the course teaches you about displaying text on screen using the print function. You will learn about the different variation of quotes that Python uses to contain your text, and how to get the user to input data. The course then introduces you to variables, what they are and how to create them. You will learn about manipulating variables using built-in functions. Finally, you will learn about Visual Studio's built-in feature called IntelliSense and its features and functions that will help you with your programming.

    This free Alison course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to learn about programming concepts and how to write their own programs using the Python programming language.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Explain about python been one of the easier programming languages to learn.
    - Identify how create the hello world program with python in visual studio.
    - Discuss the importance of commenting your code.
    - Identify how to use the print() function to display text.
    - Recognize the different methods of using quotes to contain your text in the print function.
    - Identify process of making mistakes in programming and different solutions to help find and resolve mistakes.
    - Identify how to create user input.
    - Recognize how to create a variables and the rules for creating one.
    - Identify visual studios IntelliSense feature and its helpfulness.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 4 )
  • Introduction to Programming with Python
  • Module 1: Introduction to Python Programming
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Python
    • Getting Started
    • Best Practices
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Displaying Text
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Displaying Text
    • When Good Code Goes Bad
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 3: String Variables
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Expecting Input and Intro to Variables
    • Variable Rules and Working with Variables
    • Visual Studio Tricks
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 4: Programming Concepts with Python Assessment
    • Programming Concepts with Python Assessment
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 1: Introduction to Python Programming
In this module you will be introduced to Concept of Programming and what people can do and have done with programing. You will learn about the programing language Python and why it is a good beginner language to learn. You will learn about creating a new Python project in Visual Studio. You will learn about how to comment you code and the importance of why you should comment you code.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 2: Displaying Text
In this module you will be introduced to displaying text on screen using the print function. You will learn about how you put your typed text inside quotes in the print function. You will learn about how python accepts using single, double and triple quotes to display your text and the differences in uses each of them. You will learn that everyone makes mistakes when programming and recommended solutions to help fix mistakes.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 3: String Variables
In this module you will be introduced to getting the user to input data. You will learn about creating variables and what they are. You will learn about rules and guidelines for creating variables, along with printing your variable on screen. You will learn about combining variables and string using the + symbol. You will learn about manipulating your variables using built in functions as well as what functions are. You will learn about Visual Studio’s IntelliSense feature and its helpfulness for programming.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 4: Programming Concepts with Python Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Channel 9

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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