Programming 102: Think Like a Computer Scientist

  • Course provided by Future Learn
  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: Free
Future Learn

Course Description

Find out what else you can do with Python

On this course, you’ll explore Python programming at an intermediate level.

You’ll discover how to break down problems into smaller parts, and then design and apply algorithms to data. You’ll also explore list structures and their various uses.

Ultimately, what you learn will build upon your foundational Python skills - preparing you to progress onto more advanced programming.

What topics will you cover?

  • Use functions with parameters and return values
  • Design and apply algorithms to data
  • Breaking down problems into smaller parts
  • Searching and sorting
  • Efficiency of algorithms
  • Understanding of list structures and their uses

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

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Who is the course for?

This course would suit teachers with some Python experience, who are able to write simple programs demonstrating sequencing, selection, iteration and data types.

Who developed the course?

Raspberry Pi Foundation

The Raspberry Pi Foundation works to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the world, so they are capable of understanding and shaping our increasingly digital world.

National Centre for Computing Education

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