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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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Computer ProgrammingScratch (Programming Language)AlgorithmsProgramming Language
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

1

Seção
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2 horas para concluir

Your First Computer Program

In this unit you’ll create your very first computer program! You’ll be introduced to basic programming concepts and you’ll familiarise yourself with Scratch. ...
Reading
19 vídeos (Total de 65 min), 6 leituras, 1 teste
Video19 videos
About the Course2min
Algorithms and Sequence2min
Representation of Algorithms2min
Precision and Assumptions4min
Introduction to Scratch2min
Options for Using Scratch1min
Programming in Scratch5min
Selection 2min
Selection in Scratch3min
Conditions within Selection1min
Iteration: Infinite Loops3min
Balloon Party! Changing the Looks of our Sprites5min
Modifying Programs in Scratch 2min
Blow the Clouds Away! 4min
A Movie with Two Characters3min
Summarymin
Interview with an Informatics Researcher8min
Interview with an Audiovisual Producer (Spanish with English subtitles)7min
Reading6 leituras
Syllabus10min
Course Logistics10min
How to use the Discussion Forums10min
Course Team10min
Copyright10min
Resources for Unit 110min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz 120min

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2 horas para concluir

Code Gone Loopy!

In this unit you’ll keep working with control structures, you’ll find out how to use events in your programs and how to incorporate visual and sound effects in Scratch. You’ll also start thinking about the requirements and the design of your program. ...
Reading
19 vídeos (Total de 79 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video19 videos
Count-controlled Loops1min
Condition-controlled Loops2min
Recreating a Tune 2min
Music Video3min
Drawing Squares 4min
Birthday Card - Butterfly Behaviour5min
Birthday Card - Cake Behaviour 3min
Birthday Card - Extend with If-then-else 3min
Birthday Card - Extend with Sounds2min
Face Effects with Event-driven Programming 5min
Software Design 3min
Cut the Fruit! 6min
Software Requirements3min
Helicopter Game Design3min
Helicopter Game Implementation7min
Summarymin
Interview with a Software Engineer (Spanish with English subtitles)7min
Interview with an Architect9min
Reading1 leituras
Resources for Unit 210min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz 220min

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4 horas para concluir

Remixing Games

In this unit you’ll have a go at modifying and extending existing games to create new versions. You’ll also learn about software engineering practices for testing and documenting your programs. ...
Reading
11 vídeos (Total de 63 min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
Video11 videos
Helicopter Game Extension with Variables7min
Analysing the Pong Game4min
Modifying Pong with Complex Conditions6min
Modifying Pong into Pizza Pong 9min
Modifying Pong into a Penalty Shootout Game6min
Guess the Number! 8min
A Flower Garden with Nested Loops4min
Summary min
Interview on Football-playing Robots8min
Interview with a Biotechnologist (Spanish with English subtitles)5min
Reading2 leituras
Resources for Unit 310min
How-to guide for peer-reviewed projects10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz 320min

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2 horas para concluir

Reusing Your Code

In this unit you’ll be introduced to procedures and cloning in Scratch, and you’ll apply these ideas to reuse your code. ...
Reading
11 vídeos (Total de 61 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video11 videos
Catch the Mouse with Procedures9min
Generalising a Program for Drawing Squares7min
Staircase3min
Hunting Ghosts with Cloning6min
Fireworks6min
A Modular Program for Bursting Bubbles5min
Wave5min
Summarymin
Interview on Entrepreneurship and Programming (Spanish with English subtitles)9min
Interview with a Jewelry Designer5min
Reading1 leituras
Resources for Unit 410min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quiz 420min
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Melhores avaliações

por EDApr 5th 2016

the course is what the name says it is, an introduction to programming, great course for any code beginner. Lecturer is doing amazing job and keeping the lectures interesting, easy and understandable.

por KDSep 20th 2015

I love the way this course is designed! It's a really wonderful breath of fresh air.\n\nScratch is a wonderful tool for understanding programming before jumping into courses in programming languages.

Instrutores

Dr Areti Manataki

Teaching and Research Fellow
Centre for Medical Informatics

Inés Friss de Kereki

PhD
Engineering School, Universidad ORT Uruguay

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