The Beauty and Joy of Computing brings the relevance of computing to the student and explores its impact on society with a historical review of the major applications that changed the world, as well as an introduction to the various architectures, forms and principles of computing. Issues related to privacy, security, ethics and industry will be explored and students will meet with real world practitioners to hear how computing empowers discovery and progress in other fields. During this course, students can expect to:
- Get hands-on experience with a friendly, graphical language and complete a programming project related to their interests.
- Meet with guest speakers to learn about the practical and world-changing applications of computing
- Learn data manipulation and analysis techniques with algorithms and lists
- Glimpse into the future of computing’s burgeoning areas of innovation and growth
Request more information using the sidebar to the right or give us a call to learn more about taking the Beauty and Joy of Computing with UC Online!
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Registration: Enroll now! Registration ends January 22, 2013.
First Day of Instruction: January 22, 2013.
End of Term: May 17, 2013.
Please Note: The course instructor requires that a minimum number of students must be enrolled in this online course to provide the most effective learning environment. If this course does not meet minimum enrollment, UC Online will cancel the course and all enrolled student(s) will receive a full refund.
Click here for the Beauty and Joy of Computing syllabus.
Additional Course Fees:
$75.00 for online exam proctoring. This fee is separate from the course price that will be charged when you register. The additional fee will be charged at a later time.
Senior Lecturer Dan Garcia