CS50x: Introduction to Computer Science

الأربعاء, يوليو 01, 2015

The instructor: David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University.

CS50x, Computer Science, HarvardX, David J. Malan

An introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming.

About the Course:
  • This is CS50, Harvard University's introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming for majors and non-majors alike, with or without prior programming experience. An entry-level course taught by David J. Malan, CS50 teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently. Topics include abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development. Languages include C, PHP, and JavaScript plus SQL, CSS, and HTML. Problem sets inspired by real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming. As of Fall 2014, the on-campus version of CS50 was Harvard's largest course.

Course Syllabus:
  • A broad and robust understanding of computer science and programming.
  • How to think algorithmically and solve programming problems efficiently.
  • Concepts like abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development.
  • Familiarity in a number of languages, including C, PHP, and JavaScript plus SQL, CSS, and HTML.
  • How to engage with a vibrant community of like-minded learners from all levels of experience.
  • How to develop and present a final programming project to your peers.


Course Details:

Level: Introductory

Length: 12 weeks

Effort: 10-20 hours/week

Subject: Computer Science

Institution: HarvardX

Languages: English

Video Transcripts: English


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