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Introduction to Computer Science with Python [pdf] (mit.edu)
149 points by wicknicks on July 3, 2011 | hide | past | web | favorite | 5 comments



Some additional info I turned up on the MIT site for this course:

If you don't like Scribd: http://mit.edu/6.01/mercurial/spring11/www/handouts/readings...

Think Python, How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: http://www.greenteapress.com/thinkpython/thinkpython.pdf

Whiteboard Demos [videos]: http://alawi.csail.mit.edu/~alawi/as3/


Alternately if you are really interested you can check the video lectures of many courses and subjects, some are old but hey basics are still the basics they never change :) http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-comput...


Different set of topics than I expected. More engineering focused. Not a negative, by any means, nut the ToC is worth a look tom determine whether this will address one's particular needs.


Technically, this class is intro to CS and EE; almost a third, if not more, is spent on EE subjects, and students should know python before this class. 6.00 is a class that specifically teaches CS and python.


With all the stuff on circuits, state machines, and probability, this course may be easy to sell EEs on teaching and taking.




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