Logic and Computational Thinking, Certificate

Logic and Computational Thinking, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Logic and Computational Thinking Certificate in collaboration with MicrosoftX. Build a solid foundation for programming by learning basic logic and exploring how logic forms the foundation of computer programs.

About

Understanding how a computer "thinks" is one of the first steps to becoming an excellent computer programmer. A foundation in logic is crucial in developing this understanding. Mastering logic is more than learning a set of rules. It involves learning how to break problems into smaller chunks, figuring out how repeatable processes can save time and improve quality, and understanding how to organize problems into the right size.

The Logic and Computational Thinking Logic and Computational Thinking Certificate is part of Introduction to Computer Science Professional Certificate, offered by EdX in partnership with MicrosoftX MicrosoftX.

In this course, you'll learn how to do all those things and use computers to make them easier. After all, logical tasks are what computers are best at doing!

This is not a programming course, but it will teach you how to approach critical thinking as both a lifestyle and an aide to better programming and testing.

What you'll learn
  • Logical form and how to construct arguments
  • Deductive and inductive argument forms 
  • The basics of critical thinking
  • How to break down problems into simpler tasks
  • Recognizing patterns and understanding why this is important
  • How to use an algorithm to solve problems
  • The relation of logic to fundamentals in computer science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 2 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      4 weeks, 2 to 3 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Module 0: Introduction to the course    
  • Module 1: Deduction and Induction   
  • Module 2: Deductive Reasoning and Categorical Logic    
  • Module 3: Inductive Reasoning and Software Testing: How to think critically 
  • Final Exam

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
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Funding

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