Provider: Stanford Online (Open EdX) [course page]
Lecturer: Nick Palante
Subject: Computer Science + Computer Literacy
Delivery: Intake-based asynchronous study
Recommended Load: 4 hrs/week over 6 weeks
Completion Date: 08/31/2014
“Bad code isn’t bad, its just misunderstood.”
“Programs for sale: Fast, Reliable, Cheap: choose two.”
Description: Nick Palante offers a well-rounded introduction to Computer Science.
Weaknesses: Folks looking to learn everything there is to know about programming or computer engineering will be disappointed.
Conclusion: I really enjoyed Nick Palante’s approach to the subject. Based on my own experiences with the course, I recommend this course folks with computer literacy issues. Be sure to mention this course to loved ones that fit into this category.