Tag Archives: EdX

6.00x: Weeks 5-8 and Final

This post is part of the 6.00x Intro to Computer Science and Programming series Summer is here and in the spirit of this season of activity, I’m picking up where I left off in my 6.00x Intro to Computer Science … Continue reading

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6.00x: Debugging, Assertions and Exceptions, and Quiz Week 4

This post is part of the 6.00x Intro to Computer Science and Programming series Week 4 in the 6.00.1x course started with some general background on the history and process of “debugging.” Legend has it that Harvard’s old Mark II … Continue reading

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6.00x: Recursion and Objects Week 3

This post is part of the 6.00x Intro to Computer Science and Programming series This week in 6.00.1x focused on two lectures that introduced the ideas of recursion and objects in programming.  In the case of recursion, a number of … Continue reading

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6.00x: Simple Algorithms and Functions Week 2

This post is part of the 6.00x Intro to Computer Science and Programming series Highlights From Week 2 After an introductory week of defining key Python syntax, binary notation, and type properties, week 2 of MITx’s 6.00x course jumped right … Continue reading

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6.00x: Intro to CS and Programming Week 1

This post is part of the 6.00x Intro to Computer Science and Programming series As many of you know, last year I took Harvard’s online CS50x class offered through the edX program.  The course was both challenging and rewarding (and … Continue reading

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CS50x: Final Thoughts

As the smoke clears on CS50x, Harvard’s online Intro to Computer Science course that I’ve taken through edX for the better part of 3 months now, I thought it’d make sense to reflect on my experience with the class. CS50x … Continue reading

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CS50x: My Final Project

Over the past 3 months, I’ve been taking Harvard College’s online Intro to Computer Science course, CS50x.  It’s being offered through edX, a relatively new non-profit addition in the world of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), an initiative that’s been … Continue reading

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