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Online Course

Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python)

University of Michigan via FutureLearn


Learn Python from scratch and prepare yourself for a future in programming

On this programming course, you’ll go from a complete beginner with no prior programming experience to having a solid understanding of the Python programming language.

You’ll begin by completing basic exercises that focus on the core concepts of programming. As you progress, you’ll learn how to use variables to store, retrieve and calculate information. You’ll then install Python, write your first program, and get to grips with utilize core programming tools like functions and loops.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll have the computer programming skills to further your learning alone.

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn the basics of programming computers using Python. This course has no prerequisites and avoids all but the simplest maths.

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Taught by

Charles Severance

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  • Pat Bowden completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    This course is available on Coursera, edX and FutureLearn. My Class Central article comparing the different platforms is here: One Course, Three Platforms: How a Popular Programming MOOC Differs on Coursera, edX, and FutureLearn

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