Essentials of Coding
Recommended & Required:
- Completing this course takes 15-20 hours
- Recommended as a first course for all new CS learners in middle school, high school, or adults
- Prerequisite for 201a – Intro to Computer Science: Web Design
- Cloud-based tools are used for this course (no software installation)
How It Works:
Before beginning coursework, you are introduced to the Globaloria online learning platform; learn about working in an online community and how to get help from industry experts and the Globaloria Coding Coaches as you work on your applied computer science project.
By the end of the course, you have produced, playtested and presented your own original platformer game.
Skills and Competencies Covered:
Game Design Concepts: Concept Development (Backstory, Goals), Design Plan, Paper-Prototyping, Debugging, Presenting, Publishing.
Coding Concepts: Variables, Functions, Comments
Design Concepts: Drawing and Paint Tools, Asset Export and Import
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