UNSW Computing 1 - The Art of Programming - UNSW Australia

Open Learning
Online

Free

Important information

  • Course
  • Online
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

We understand that for students to learn deeply, they need to be active, engaged, inspired, involved. They need to interact with their peers, connect dots between new and current knowledge and they need to have fun in the process!

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Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Online

What you'll learn on the course

Computing
Art
Programming
Software
Puzzles
Puzzle

Course programme

The following course, offered by Richard Buckland , will help you improve your skills and achieve your professional goals. During the program you will study different subjects which are deemed to be useful for those who want to enhance their professional career. Sign up for more information!Discover the world of computing, learn software design and development while solving puzzles with world renowned lecturer Richard Buckland.

UNSW Computing 1 is a public course presented by OpenLearning with original content derived from UNSW COMPUTING's first year computing course.  Take the course online for free!

This 12 week course will explore the world of software engineering, computing and problem solving. While Computing 1 only takes four to five hours a week (that's nothing!), you'll struggle to tear yourself away as you learn:

  • abstraction, estimation, programming, machine code, C, problem solving
  • top down design, arithmetic expressions, layout, style++
  • types, variables, memory other numeric types
  • while and for loops, stack frames, arrays...

Even better, Computing 1 will give you an understanding of what it's like to be a developer and enable you to appreciate the art of computing.

Whether you're in Sydney, Singapore or Santiago, you'll love Computing 1 on OpenLearning. You won't just take the course, you'll be a part of the course by contributing to the lecture notes and helping other students.

You'll enjoy a mix of short activities, fun software puzzles and projects. You'll learn at your own pace and feel motivated with helpful and immediate feedback on your progress.