Creative Coding - Hands-On Python, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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Throughout this Creative Coding - Hands-On Python, Specialization course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan you'll become a Creative Programmer with Python.How do I develop skill in textual programming while also learning to be creative while programming?

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This  Creative Coding - Hands-On Python , Specialization course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan models learning-by-doing through engaging, creative, and collaborative activities as well as conceptual videos that move beyond instructor lectures. The activities and exercise in this series will engage learners in the fundamentals of programming while encouraging creative expression through code. 

By the end of the series, learners will successfully answer the question - how do I express my creativity while learning intermediate programming skills?

Applied Learning Project

By the end of the series, you will create programs that run a choose your own adventure story, encrypt and decrypt a message, draw a picture, and you will create a class that adds effects to images. You will also learn to debug code, work with difficult data, use regular expressions(Regex), scrape web pages for data, use the JSON format, use APIs, work with SQL and store data in a database, and to make charts and figures from data.

What You Will Learn:

  • Use the power of programming to answer questions using data, to automate and speed up tasks, and to be creative!
  • Develop  debugging skills and better understand the process of testing code.
  • Create reusable and scalable programs using the power of object-oriented programming.

Skills You Will Gain:

  • Data Structure
  • Computer Programming
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Python Programming
  • Parsons Problems
  • Debugging
  • Creative Programming

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Ideas in Programming: Expressing Yourself with Python
  • The Power of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Debugging: Hunting and Squashing Bugs
  • Answering Interesting Questions with Data

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Intermediate level

  • It is recommended that you should have some prior programming experience with variables, loops, conditionals, and functions.

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