Course - Basic programming with Python - IT6206
IT6206 - Basic programming with Python
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2022/2023
The course addresses the following topics:
- Basics of computer structure, introduction to programming, and algorithmic thinking.
- Procedure-oriented programming: variables and data types. Input and output. Control structures: Sequence, selection, and repetition. Structuring and division of programs; functions and modules. Data structures: Lists, tables, text strings, quantities, tuples, and records (dictionary). File management, persistent storage of information, and exceptions.
- Introduction to object-oriented programming: Concepts, use of object-oriented libraries
- Representation of numbers, simple processing, and visualization of measurement data and iterative solution of simple equations. Python is used as a programming environment.
The participant must
- have basic knowledge of constructions and structures in modern programming,
- has basic insight into technique and methods for testing and troubleshooting, in short, simple programs
The participant can
- develop and try out simple programs
- install and use a programming tool can use libraries for data processing and visualization.
The participant can
- discuss, describe and evaluate simple solutions,
- demonstrate basic digital skills
Learning methods and activities
The course is fully online and consists of compulsory exercises and lectures in the form of webinars.
Further on evaluation
Mandatory work requirements must be approved before the assessment can be carried out.
Mandatory work requirement contains:
- All programming exercises must be approved.
The assessment consists of:
- Mini-project (pass/fail)
Repeat at the next completion of the course.
Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Recommended previous knowledge
The teaching assumes basic skills in the use of a computer, but no prior knowledge of programming is required. Students must have their own computer.
"Starting out With Python, Global Edition", 4.edition(2018) of Tony Gaddis. ISBN is 9781292225753
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Further education, lower degree level
Language of instruction: Norwegian
- Applied Information and Communication Technology
- Computer Systems
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science
Department with administrative responsibility
Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"