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Prueba conferencias, lecturas de curso y tareas autoguiadas de Título University of London BSc CS

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Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, about 3-5 hours per week. ...

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Comienza a trabajar para obtener tu título

Prueba conferencias, lecturas de curso y tareas autoguiadas de Título University of London BSc CS

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Nivel principiante

Aprox. 13 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, about 3-5 hours per week. ...

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
2 horas para completar

Abstraction

This week starts your journey into understanding computer science. You will think about how computer science can help you understand the technology you use every day and you will also learn one of the most important concepts in computer science: abstraction.

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6 videos (Total 20 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
1.1.1 Abstraction4m
1.1.2 Abstraction in data representations4m
1.1.3 Notional machines4m
1.1.5 CPU and memory3m
1.1.7 Summary1m
1 lectura
1.0.3 Further Reading10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
1.1.4 Abstraction30m
Semana
2
3 horas para completar

State, modularity and applications

In this week you will learn about the computer science concepts of state and modularity and how they can help you understand the computer applications that you use every day.

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9 videos (Total 38 minutos), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
9 videos
2.1.3 State5m
2.1.5 An e-commerce site4m
2.1.7 Why does turning it off and on again work?3m
2.2.1 A notional machine: files6m
2.2.3 Modularity2m
2.2.4 Applications5m
2.2.6 Debugging6m
2.3.4 Summary1m
1 lectura
2.2.5 Looking inside applications5m
4 ejercicios de práctica
2.1.4 State15m
2.2.2 Files15m
2.2.7 Debugging an application problem10m
2.3.3 Summative quiz20m
Semana
3
2 horas para completar

Networks

This week you will learn about how computers communicate with each other over networks, including the internet. You will also learn about some of the security threats that the internet entails and how they can be avoided.

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7 videos (Total 34 minutos), 3 quizzes
7 videos
3.1.2 The internet7m
3.2.1 Security threats2m
3.2.3 Encryption5m
3.2.4 Security defenses3m
3.2.5 The perils of the password: Interview with Sarah Wiseman10m
3.2.8 Summary59s
3 ejercicios de práctica
3.1.3 Networks16m
3.2.6 Security: what have you learned?15m
3.2.7 Case study: debugging a web load error15m
Semana
4
4 horas para completar

How the web works

In this week you will apply all of the computer science concepts you have learned in this course to understanding how modern websites work.

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9 videos (Total 24 minutos), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
9 videos
4.1.1 Websites2m
4.1.2 Networks and the Web2m
4.1.3 Security and the Web2m
4.1.4 State and the Web2m
4.1.5 Clients and servers3m
4.1.6 Embedding and APIs2m
4.1.7 Your data2m
4.2.5 MOOC Summary2m
1 lectura
4.2.4 Further Learning10m
3 ejercicios de práctica
4.0.1 Motivating problem15m
4.1.8 Websites15m
4.2.3 Summative quiz20m
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Principales revisiones sobre How Computers Work

por DHJan 10th 2019

I enjoy the MOOC and would introduce it to my friends. I think the course has revolutionize my previous understanding of Computer and Internet. Thumb Up!

por KCJan 25th 2019

Excellent overview, with lots of quizzes and assignments designed to help evolve learning into understanding.

Instructor

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Dr Marco Gillies

Senior Lecturer
Computing Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

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