Saturday, September 14, 2013

Coursera Courses

Below is a list of Classes taught by Different University's on Coursera for FREE.
(These classes are either Python Classes or another Class that also uses Python Programming in the class as well.) 

*** Most of these classes are given several times a year if you want to take when it is run. Many are still listed with the Videos, Homework Assignments, and Projects even when not being given.***

Learn to Program : The Fundamentals            University of Toronto
( 7 week )    Beginner Class in Python Programming
Week                                    Topics
1     Installing Python, IDLE, mathematical expressions,

        variables, assignment statement, calling and    
        defining functions, syntax and semantic errors
2     Strings, input/output, function reuse, 

       function design recipe, docstrings
3     Booleans, import, namespaces, if statements

4     for loops, fancy string manipulation
5     while loops, lists, mutability
6     for loops over indices, parallel lists and strings, files
7     tuples, dictionaries

An introduction to Interactive Python Programming      Rice Univ.
(9 Week)    This course is designed to be a fun introduction to the basics 
of programming in Python. Our main focus will be on building
 simple interactive games such as Pong, Blackjack and Asteroids.

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