A course for individuals who are interested in learning about computer programming but have no experience in it or related fields. The course will cover topics concerning what computer programs are to simple techniques for writing your own programs. After completion of the course, you will have adequate knowledge to write your own simple programs and will have the experience required to continue learning about programming via additional courses and through various self-guided resources online. Note: This will be a hands-on course during which you will actually practice the content covered in each session. Supplemental material and practice exercises will also be provided for various topics.
Originally a primary school teacher (second grade), Bryan Turcotte changed career paths after taking an adult education course in computer programming back in 2014. He is now a senior engineer at Amazon and has held roles in many branches of software engineering ranging from embedded systems to big data platforms.