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Fundamentals of Computing

Rice University via Coursera Specialization

Overview

This Specialization covers much of the material that first-year Computer Science students take at Rice University. Students learn sophisticated programming skills in Python from the ground up and apply these skills in building more than 20 fun projects. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone exam that allows the students to demonstrate the range of knowledge that they have acquired in the Specialization.

Syllabus

Course 1: An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 1)
- Offered by Rice University. This two-part course is designed to help students with very little or no computing background learn the basics ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 2)
- Offered by Rice University. This two-part course is designed to help students with very little or no computing background learn the basics ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Principles of Computing (Part 1)
- Offered by Rice University. This two-part course builds upon the programming skills that you learned in our Introduction to Interactive ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Principles of Computing (Part 2)
- Offered by Rice University. This two-part course introduces the basic mathematical and programming principles that underlie much of Computer ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: Algorithmic Thinking (Part 1)
- Offered by Rice University. Experienced Computer Scientists analyze and solve computational problems at a level of abstraction that is ... Enroll for free.

Course 6: Algorithmic Thinking (Part 2)
- Offered by Rice University. Experienced Computer Scientists analyze and solve computational problems at a level of abstraction that is ... Enroll for free.

Course 7: The Fundamentals of Computing Capstone Exam
- Offered by Rice University. While most specializations on Coursera conclude with a project-based course, students in the "Fundamentals of ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by

Joe Warren, John Greiner, Luay Nakhleh, Scott Rixner and Stephen Wong

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