Virtual Cohort Class: Python 1 (6-class series)

Feb 1, 2022 · Pittsburgh, United States of America

Please register for this class here: https://girldevelopit.com/e/mgz3xn/
Class cost is $240.00 (or included in membership)

Class Details:
Curious about programming? Want to learn one language that you can use to build websites, program robots, visualize data, run servers, and make art? Then you're ready to get started with Python. Python powers some of the most popular websites and apps we all know and love, like Pinterest and Instagram to name a couple.

Join us for GDI's Python I virtual cohort series, designed for those who have very limited or no programming experience. During this interactive series, we'll explore the basic components of a programming language: data types, functions, conditional statements, and loops. We'll mix lecture and practice, and we'll work through lots of problems together. You'll leave the workshop with several tested tutorials to work through on your own.

Topics covered:

Introduction to Python
Data types and variables
Boolean expressions
Functions
Testing and debugging
Working with lists
The class will include hands-on work and assignments. Students will benefit both from the instructor's knowledge and the peer-to-peer interactions. This is a cohort class and will run for a total of 12 instructional hours over 6 classes (each 2 hours long).
The class dates and times are:

Tuesday, February 1 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Thursday, February 3 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Tuesday, February 8 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Thursday, February 10 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Tuesday, February 15 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Thursday, February 17 @ 7pm - 9pm ET

Class Cost: $240 for 6 class series, 12 hours instruction

Want More from GDI? GDI offers a variety of ways you can join our community! Whether you are brand new to tech or want to advance the experience you've already racked up, we have something for you. When you join as a member, you develop your own pathway to develop code, confidence, and community. If you just want to get your feet wet or want a personal coach to land your dream job, GDI has memberships to match your interest, availability, and budget. Learn more here: https://girldevelopit.networkforgood.com/projects/141457-memberships-2022-campaign

Tech Requirements:
Your laptop (Mac, PC, Linux) and charger

Code of Conduct:
Our mission is focused on providing opportunities for women to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/code-of-conduct).

Please register for this class here: https://girldevelopit.com/e/mgz3xn/

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