Discover the world of computing, learn software design and development while solving puzzles with world renowned lecturer Richard Buckland. You will learn abstraction, estimation, programming, machine code, C, problem solving, top down design, arithmetic expressions, layout, style++, types, variables, memory other numeric types, while and for loops, stack frames, arrays...Even better, Computing 1 will give you an understanding of what it's like to be a developer and enable you to appreciate the art of computing. You won't just take the course, you'll be a part of the course by contributing to the lecture notes and helping other students. You'll enjoy a mix of short activities, fun software puzzles and projects. You'll learn at your own pace and feel motivated with helpful and immediate feedback on your progress.
Richard Buckland is an amazing lecturer. He manages to explain complex subject using common language and life examples. You will be toasting bagels and measuring your house area in sandwiches. You will learn to think abstractly, and you won't be bored, that's for sure :-)