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Computer Science 101

CS101 teaches the essential ideas of Computer Science for a zero-prior-experience audience. The course uses small coding experiments in the browser to play with the nature of computers, understanding their strengths and limitations. Sign up for the "To be announced" session to be notified by email when the class is next run, and sign up for "Self-Study" to start browsing the class materials right away. Self-Study mode makes all the videos and assignments available to be done at your own pace,...

Topics: Computer Programming, Computer Science


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Congratulations! You have successfully completed the free online offering of CS101. Success depends on passing a large range of computer topic questions. More importantly, passing requires you to code up solutions to our large number of small Javascript problems. Well done!


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Nick Parlante
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Computer Programming, Computer Science

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