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Probability and Statistics in Data Science using Python (edX)

Using Python, learn statistical and probabilistic approaches to understand and gain insights from data. The job of a data scientist is to glean knowledge from complex and noisy datasets. Reasoning about uncertainty is inherent in the analysis of noisy data. Probability and Statistics provide the mathematical foundation for such [...]
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Algorithms on Strings (Coursera)

World and internet is full of textual information. We search for information using textual queries, we read websites, books, e-mails. All those are strings from the point of view of computer science. To make sense of all that information and make search efficient, search engines use many string algorithms. [...]
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Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators Capstone (Coursera)

Oct 27th 2021
Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators Capstone (Coursera)
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In this capstone project course, you will learn to support your students in successfully completing the Advanced Placement Principles Create Task -- however this task can be useful for any course as a culminating, student-designed final programming project. You will learn to interpret and practice applying to real sample [...]
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Capstone Project: Teaching Impacts of Technology (Coursera)

In this project-based course you’ll review the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course and exam description guide to prepare for the “Explore Task”, where students must research a recent computing innovation and and analyze its impacts on the world. You’ll also review the description of this task from the [...]
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Teaching Impacts of Technology: Workplace of the Future (Coursera)

Oct 27th 2021
Teaching Impacts of Technology: Workplace of the Future (Coursera)
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In this course you’ll focus on how the Internet has enabled new careers and changed expectations in traditional work settings, creating a new vision for the workplace of the future. This will be done through a series of paired teaching sections, exploring a specific “Impact of Computing” in your [...]
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Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Nested If Statements and Compound Conditionals (Coursera)

Oct 27th 2021
Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Nested If Statements and Compound Conditionals (Coursera)
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How could you program a complex "choose your own adventure" game? How can your soccer game determine goals, balls out of bounds, and corner kicks? You'll learn to do both of these in this course! This class teaches the concepts of nested if/else statements and compound Boolean [...]
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Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Conditional Loops and If Statements (Coursera)

Oct 27th 2021
Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Conditional Loops and If Statements (Coursera)
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Want to make a game that ends when you "catch" an object by clicking on it? Or maybe you get points based on how close you came? You'll do that in this class! This class teaches the concepts of conditional loops and if/else statements.
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Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Variables and Nested Loops (Coursera)

Oct 27th 2021
Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Variables and Nested Loops (Coursera)
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How can students learn about abstraction by creating a movie scene? Or make an interactive map using lists? You'll learn (and do it yourself) in this course! This class teaches the concepts of abstraction (methods and parameters) and lists.
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Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Sequences and Loops (Coursera)

Oct 27th 2021
Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Sequences and Loops (Coursera)
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How do we give instructions to a computer? Isn't programming hard? Not really! Whether it's giving someone directions to a nearby store or writing out some dance moves we frequently exhibit aspects of computational thinking in our everyday lives! This class teaches the first key [...]
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Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Abstraction, Methods, and Lists (Coursera)

Oct 27th 2021
Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Abstraction, Methods, and Lists (Coursera)
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How do gamers cause things to happen when they hit buttons on their controller? How does the computer keep track of gamer's scores? This class teaches the concepts of nested loops, events, and variables. For each concept, we'll start by helping you connect real-world experiences you [...]
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