Apr 292013
 
MM0DQO: http://1.JotHere.com/4109#MM0DQO

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MAXFOC:WHAT & WHY.

  1. MM1II7:Potential basis syllabuses, from most-preferred roughly:

    1. MM1JNI:common, indeed required features:
      1.   MM1JO0:Pro: 100% online.
      2. MM1JO3:Pro: a clear progressive sylabus with work at each level.
    2. MM1IK7:2011.01 “MIT 6.189: A Gentle Introduction to Programming using Python”

      1. MM1INL:Pros thru cons:
        1. MM1IS3:Notable pro: from IT leader MIT.
        2. MM1IT8:Notable pro: fun & pretty topic: final is building a tetris game
        3. MM1IUM:Notable pro: Does programming assignments.
        4. MM1IZL: Notable pro: short & sweet. Doable in ~4 to 6 sessions of a few hours each.
        5. MM1IOL:Pros: free material costs, fun topic, complete with IDE
        6. MM1JDM: Small pro: designed to well-ready one for MIT’s 6.00x: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming.
        7. MM1IQX:Possible con: Based on Python 2; not sure if will work with
        8. MM1JCQ: Possible con: dated 2011.
        9. MM1IPX:Notable con: only goes up to intermediate-beginner level.
      2. MM1IVO:What you’ll need to get started:
        1. MM1IWO: A laptop you’ll have just for you whenever doing this course, on which you’ve downloaded & installed:
          1. MM1IYB:  http://python.org/download , standard release,
            1. MM1J5Y: It’s designed for version 2 but start by installing & using the latest version to be current then go minimally back version(s) as really needed (say if you run into unfixables with the newer versions)
          2. MM1JAI:  The course, especially code files you’ll be working on, all found as one big .zip under its Download Course Materials.
      3. MM1JY2: 1st usePicked for OCPython training starting 2013.04.29Mon -see for details on what will&did happen.
    3. MM1IJU:EdX’s MITx‘s 6.00x: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming

      1. MM1IZL:Pros thru cons:
        1. MM1JKK:Super notable pro:  what MIT uses to train its undergraduates  computers.
        2. MM1JLD:Pro: all online.
        3. MM1JPN: Pro: get certified by EdX (distinctive undergraduate college credit)
        4. MM1JQI:Pro: free classes.
        5. MM1JRC:Con: Takes a serious amount of work (a full college semester  course
      2. MM1JR0: for 2013 Spring
        1. MM1L90:Pro: latest offered (current!)
        2. MM1L9F:Con: requires book purchase (though just $17.50+ as eBook)
    4.  MM1LAT: More TBA
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MAX1LQ:WHEN

  1. MM1LBP: See 1st use.
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MAX1N4:WHERE.

  1. MKNE0Q:See WHEN and WHAT & WHY.
  2. MM0E2D:Initial use for OC-Python as 1st proposed here.

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MAX1VD:COST

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MAXDSI:WHO’S PARTICIPATING

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MEG922:WHAT TO DO

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M33M3R:ADDITIONAL FUTURE PLANS

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MAX22R:ADDITIONAL DETAILS

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MDE167:POST ADDITIONAL TODO, roughly in order:

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MAYJ80:CREATORS

  1. MEMPEO:The author

  2. MEMPF1:No one else unless attributed.

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MDAIRC:ADDITIONAL DETAILS FOR ORGANIZERS/DEVELOPERS

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MDAIRC:FOOTNOTES

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M31R7R:POST HISTORY, in order:

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  2. MM0DPV:I Destiny now created this post by Copy to new draft (of http://1.JotHere.com/4105#ML9HAB latest ML9NPS) then gave it fresh IDs & content.
  3. MM0S4P:1st draft of just title; added new category “Python (programming language) MM0SBP”; pst2013.04.29Mon0703.
  4. MM1L7U:usable 1st publication for 1st use in just a few hours;  pst2013.03.29Mon1729.

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