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Code Yourself! An Introduction to Programming

Have you ever wished you knew how to program, but had no idea where to start from? This course will teach you how to program in Scratch, an easy to use visual programming language. More importantly, it will introduce you to the fundamental principles of computing and it will help you think like a software engineer.

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The University of Edinburgh

Rating 4.8 based on 282 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 15-20 hours
Starts Dec 3 (last week)
Cost $49
From The University of Edinburgh, Universidad ORT Uruguay via Coursera
Instructors Areti Manataki, Inés Friss de Kereki, Dr Areti Manataki, Inés Friss de Kereki
Free Limited Content
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags Computer Science Software Development

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very good in 18 reviews

really nice course and a very good start for programming.

A very good course for code structure understanding and to introduce children to the computing world.

Very good for a beginner level!

The tests and assignments are very good for practicing and ensure you understand what was taught.

This was very good.

its great so far Excellent Very good Am Impressed!

Thank you for this course , it's so beautifull It was a great experience and a very good course.

Very good course!

course for beginners in 10 reviews

10/10 Amazing Instructors Great course for beginners!

Great course for beginners.

This is a very good course for beginners.

Awesome course for beginners!!

Really cool good Nyc course for beginners' Great course on introductory computer programming!

This is a great course for beginners for sure.

Very good Course for beginners.!

Cool course for beginners!

so much in 10 reviews

I thank you so much for the well prepared course!!

A learnt so much!

This course is so good, I enjoyed every moment of it and learnt so much.

Thank you so much.

I learned so much more that I bargained for and will be reviewing course content over and over, thanks to the ability to download content.

its a amazing course,very interactive,perfect explanations but is something i have saw,and the linguage isn´t so usefull..but is very nice.i liked I really liked this class it was interesting and fun Thank you so much!

I enjoy it so much.

I learned so much about programming.

easy to follow in 9 reviews

Gostei tanto deste curso que é a terceira vez que o faço.Me gusto tanto lo curso que me enrole nelo pela tercera viezI'd like it so much I enroll in it for the third time.ObrigadoGraciasThank's nice course, easy to follow up.

I learned a lot and the course was easy to follow.

after it ended which means I will need to sign up for another one soon :) It was pretty cool and easy to follow Everything is clearly explained.

Very concise course, which is easy to follow.

Easy to follow.

Easy to follow and understand!

Easy to follow for those with no experience at all in programming.

Really brilliant and easy to follow.

introduction to programming in 9 reviews

Great introduction to programming in very easy and understandable steps and units.

Great introduction to programming terms and concepts for beginners.

An Introduction to Programming' as an entry level course to everyone of any age who has an interest in learning how to develop.

course :) Great introduction to programming !I loved it !

really lke ths straght forward, engaging, introducton to programing the course is what the name says it is, an introduction to programming, great course for any code beginner.

Great introduction to programming and the concepts were well covered.

This is an excellent introduction to programming.

It serves well as an introduction to programming, especially the two course projects, where the peer review system works well.

great introduction in 6 reviews

Great introduction course to start the first steps towards programming at any age.

Great introduction to programing world, one of the best courses i've joined since it's funny to follow.

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Coursera

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The University of Edinburgh

Rating 4.8 based on 282 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 15-20 hours
Starts Dec 3 (last week)
Cost $49
From The University of Edinburgh, Universidad ORT Uruguay via Coursera
Instructors Areti Manataki, Inés Friss de Kereki, Dr Areti Manataki, Inés Friss de Kereki
Free Limited Content
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags Computer Science Software Development