The course Logic and Computational Thinking is an online class provided by Microsoft through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Build a solid foundation for programming by learning basic logic and exploring how logic forms the foundation of computer programs.
Course description This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Entry-Level Software Development.Understanding how a computer “thinks” is one of the first steps to becoming an excellent computer programmer. A foundation in logic is crucial in developing this understanding. Mastering logic is more than learning a set of rules. It involves learning how to break problems into smaller chunks, figuring out how repeatable processes can save time and improve quality, and understanding how to organize problems into the right size. In this course, you’ll learn how to do all those things and use computers to make them easier. After all, logical tasks are what computers are best at doing! This is not a programming course, but it will teach you how to approach critical thinking as both a lifestyle and an aide to better programming and testing.
To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Microsoft you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (99.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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