[Courses] Beginning programming course

Ankalli Warmi ankalli.warmi at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 12:07:23 UTC 2011

I'm also interested in the beginners Python course.
No matter the day.
Thank you very much for  your time!!

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 11:55 PM, Murphy, Kendra <
Kendra.Murphy at astrazeneca.com> wrote:

> I am also definitely interested in the beginners course as well, and as
> others have said, thank you so kindly for volunteering your time :)
> Kendra Murphy
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> Subject: Re: [Courses] Beginning programming course
> Looks like there's plenty of interest in a beginning programming course,
> and Python is winning by a big margin (though people who'd prefer to
> learn Javascript, it's not too late to jump in and change the vote).
> Okay, I'll do it. I'll start in a week or two. Next question:
> assuming I post weekly lessons, which day would be better,
> Wednesday, Friday or Sunday? Friday is a little easier for me, but
> lessons might get lost in the "Whee, it's a weekend, don't want to
> think about learning stuff".
> This will be an email course run right here on the Courses list --
> I'd love to see us use Moodle for something some day, but I don't
> have time right now to be the guinea pig.
> The course probably won't run very long -- I'm thinking four or five
> weekly lessons to start. That should get everybody fairly comfortable
> with using Python and with basic programming concepts.
> After that, we can see how things are going and whether Jacinta has
> started the Perl course yet, and decide whether to continue with Python.
> There will be homework.  You should plan to do the homework: you
> can't learn how to program just from reading what somebody writes
> about it. I promise I won't load you down with anything super hard
> or time consuming.
>        ...Akkana
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