Skip to 0 minutes and 2 seconds Hi. I’m Martin. And welcome to Programming 101. Over the next four weeks, you’ll get an introduction to programming concepts and write your first code in the programming language Python. The activities throughout this course will teach you the basic rules and show you how to avoid the most common errors. If you’re an educator with students of your own, you can also reuse these activities in your own lessons. So join us for the next four weeks and take your first steps to becoming a computer programmer.
- Duration4 weeks
- Weekly study2 hours
- Extra BenefitsFrom $44
Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators
Learn how to program in Python with help from Raspberry Pi
On this course, you’ll explore programming in Python. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll discover basic programming concepts, learning how to understand the basics of Python syntax and interpret error messages.
Ultimately, you’ll use your new coding skills to create your first program – which will be able to solve a simple problem.
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore basic programming concepts such as sequencing and repetition
- Identify use cases for 'for' and 'while' loops, if statements and functions
- Produce your own program to solve a simple problem
- Interpret error messages, with a knowledge of basic Python syntax
Who is the course for?
This course would suit educators who have no experience of programming in Python.
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