Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Computer Programming for High School from Vanderbilt University


Vanderbilt University has created a free online introductory computer programming course that is a good fit for high school age children. The course uses the programming language called MATLAB that is widely used in many science, engineering, and other professional fields. It is also a recommended or required skill in colleges around the world in many majors. The course will be available April 14 on the Coursera platform. Some of the students in your association might be interested in taking it. Here is the news release from Vanderbilt:

http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2015/04/new-free-vanderbilt-course-to-teach-computer-programming-to-beginners/


The course page is here: https://www.coursera.org/course/matlab