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Introducción a la ciencias de la computación en Python

Este curso enseña los fundamentos de la programación informática, así como algunas características avanzadas del lenguaje Python 3. Al final de este curso, los estudiantes construyen un juego simple basado en consola y aprenden material equivalente a un curso universitario semestral de introducción a Python.

Overview & Highlights

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Contact Hours

Course Overview

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Students gain an understanding of what the course is about and reflect on what they hope to learn.
Prueba de Introducción a la programación con gráficos de tortuga
Students learn Python commands, functions, and control structures by drawing shapes on their screen and solving puzzles with Turtle Graphics.
Python básico y interacción con la consola
Students learn the basics of programming by writing programs that interact with users through the keyboard.
Students teach their programs to make decisions based on the information it receives.
Students learn how to write more efficient code by using loops as shortcuts.
Funciones y excepciones
Students learn how their programs can be decomposed into smaller pieces that work together to solve a problem.
Students use more sophisticated strategies for manipulating text in their programs - slicing, concatenating, and formatting.
Creación y modificación de las estructuras de datos
Students learn how tuples and lists are formed and the various methods that can alter them.
Ampliación de estructuras de datos
Students learn to build more complex programs that make use of grids and dictionaries.
Proyecto: Adivina la palabra
Students use the skills they've learned throughout the course to build a word guessing game.
Examen final
Students prove their knowledge of content learned throughout the course through a multiple choice, short answer, and programming exam.

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Teaching Intro to Computer Science in Python 3

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Introducción a la ciencias de la computación en Python is aligned with the following standards

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Microsoft Technology Associate Python Certification View (100%)
Certiport IT Specialist Python View (93.3%)
Kentucky Introduction to Programming View (76.9%)

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