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Available languages

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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Binary TreeAlgorithm DesignPython ProgrammingGraphsComputer Programming
Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 4 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Fundamentals of Computing Capstone Exam

Complete a 25 question exam to demonstrate your mastery of the material in the Specialization...
Reading
2 videos (Total 21 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Class Wrap Up3m
Reading3 readings
Exam Preparation10m
Frequently Asked Questions10m
Honor Code (IMPORTANT)10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Capstone Exam50m
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Top Reviews

By AFApr 24th 2017

The exam really covers all material in the course. Prepare yourself by reviewing all materials, especially on graphs, dynamic programming, and algorithm complexity.

By MDFeb 12th 2017

Great Exam :D , this is an excellent specialization frankly, I highly recommended If you have zero idea about this domain.

Instructors

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Joe Warren

Professor
Computer Science
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Scott Rixner

Professor
Computer Science
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Luay Nakhleh

Associate Professor
Computer Science; Biochemistry and Cell Biology

About Rice University

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About the Fundamentals of Computing Specialization

This Specialization covers much of the material that first-year Computer Science students take at Rice University. Students learn sophisticated programming skills in Python from the ground up and apply these skills in building more than 20 fun projects. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone exam that allows the students to demonstrate the range of knowledge that they have acquired in the Specialization....
Fundamentals of Computing

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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