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Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for EducatorsCO207A08

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
On this course, you’ll explore programming in Python. You’ll discover basic programming concepts, learning how to understand the basics of python syntax and interpret error messages.Ultimately, you’ll use your new coding skills to create your first program - which will be able to solve a simple...

Scratch to Python: Moving from Block- to Text-based ProgrammingCO211A07

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Block-based programming languages like Scratch make it simple to learn and teach programming. But once you and your students have mastered it, it’s time to move on to a text-based programming language such as Python. This online course will show you how. You’ll discover how to transfer the programming...

Understanding Computer SystemsCO212A08

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Understanding how a computer works after you press the power button is key to working with technology effectively. On this course, you will explore what happens inside the machine and learn how computers turn inputs into outputs.You will learn what the computer operating system does and why you need it. You will also...

Understanding Maths and Logic in Computer ScienceCO213A07

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
The mathematical aspects of computer science can be difficult to understand and teach. On this course, you will be introduced to maths and logic in computing in an engaging way. Using the concept of an escape room, you will learn activities and games to help improve your knowledge and skills in this subject. You...

An Introduction to Computer Networking for TeachersCO214A07

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Explore the fundamentals of computer networking with this online course for GCSE teachers. You will improve your understanding of key concepts and gain the confidence to teach the subject in the classroom. On this course, you will learn to describe the different types of computer networks and understand how data...

Improving Computing Classroom Practice Through Action ResearchCO030A03

Available from02 Nov 2020
Duration2 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
BursaryComputing Bursary up to - £0.00
Apply action research to your teaching and become a more reflective practitioner Through this course, you will become familiar with the process of classroom action research, and plan your own classroom-based investigation. You will learn about how this cyclic process can help develop lasting improvement in your...

Representing Data with Images and Sound: Bringing Data to LifeCO209A06

Available from07 Dec 2020
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Learn how data is represented through media; audio, visual and text.This online course explores how computers do interesting things with data. You’ll discover how to represent and manipulate text, images and sound and compression and other algorithms.We recommend that learners have a basic understanding of...

Teaching Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and PythonCO205A09

Available from07 Dec 2020
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python. Over four weeks, you’ll develop your knowledge of simple electronics and computing, setting up your Raspberry Pi and writing your first program using the Python programming language

Object-oriented Programming in Python: Create Your Own Adventure GameCO210A08

Available from04 Jan 2021
Duration10 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Object-oriented programming is a programming paradigm based on objects and data rather than actions and logic. This online course will introduce you to the principles of object-oriented programming in Python, showing you how to create objects, functions, methods, and classes. You’ll use what you learn...

How Computers Work: Demystifying ComputationCO206A08

Available from04 Jan 2021
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
On this course, you’ll gain an understanding of how computers work at a fundamental level. You’ll explore system architecture, along with how computers use binary and logic. Once you’ve examined the von Neumann model of computer architecture and the Fetch-Execute cycle, you’ll learn to...

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