Introduction to Programming for Social Scientists
|22 November 2017
|What is it:
|Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research
|Who is it for:
|University staff, Current University students, General public
Provide an understanding of what a computer program is and how it must be precisely defined before a computer can understand it.
Appreciate that there are several ‘programming’ tasks which can and should be done before coding begins.
Understand some of the basic programming constructs that can be used to describe programs in words and pictures as well as being used to write actual programming code.
Appreciate the need to test and debug programs and provide an understanding of the processes involved.
Introduce the Python programming language as a means to practice the concepts above and produce a simple working program
There are no prerequisites for this course. It is assumed that attendees have little or no programming experience.
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