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What you will learn

  • Explain the principles of data structures & how they are used

  • Create programs that are able to read and write data from files

  • Store data as key/value pairs using Python dictionaries

  • Accomplish multi-step tasks like sorting or looping using tuples

Skills you will gain

Python Syntax And SemanticsData StructureTuplePython Programming

Learner Career Outcomes

31%

started a new career after completing these courses

32%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

12%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Arabic

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Chapter Six: Strings

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 57 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
6.1 - Strings15m
6.2 - Manipulating Strings17m
Worked Exercise: 6.58m
Bonus: Office Hours New York City2m
Bonus: Monash Museum of Computing History7m
Fun: The Textbook Authors Meet @PyCon3m
7 readings
Reading: Welcome to Python Data Structures10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Textbook10m
Welcome to Python 310m
Submitting Assignments10m
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
Audio Versions of All Lectures10m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 6 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Unit: Installing and Using Python

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Windows 10: Installing Python and Writing A Program8m
Windows: Taking Screen Shots2m
Macintosh: Using Python and Writing A Program4m
Macintosh: Taking Screen Shots4m
2 readings
Important Reading: Using Python in this Class10m
Notes on Choice of Text Editor10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Chapter Seven: Files

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
5 videos
7.2 - Processing Files11m
Demonstration: Worked Exercise 7.19m
Bonus: Office Hours Barcelona1m
Bonus: Gordon Bell - Building Blocks of Computing15m
1 reading
Where is the 7.2 worked exercise?10m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 7 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Chapter Eight: Lists

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 48 min)
7 videos
8.2 - Manipulating Lists9m
8.3 - Lists and Strings7m
Fun: Python Lists in Paris37s
Worked Exercise: Lists11m
Bonus: Office Hours - Chicago42s
Bonus: Rasmus Lerdorf - Inventing the PHP Language7m
1 practice exercise
Chapter 8 Quiz30m

About the Python for Everybody Specialization

This Specialization builds on the success of the Python for Everybody course and will introduce fundamental programming concepts including data structures, networked application program interfaces, and databases, using the Python programming language. In the Capstone Project, you’ll use the technologies learned throughout the Specialization to design and create your own applications for data retrieval, processing, and visualization....
Python for Everybody

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