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- Why we Program?
- Installing and Using Python
- Why We Program (continued)
- Variables and Expressions
- Conditional Code
- Loops and Iteration
- Unit: Installing and Using Python
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About the course
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Learning Outcomes/ Objectives from this course
By the end of this course you will learn about:
1. Programming using Python
2. Create small Apps using Python
Skills you will develop on completion of course
Skills you will develop on completion of course
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Meet Your Trainers
Bhaskar earned his Bachelors of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from REC Calicut and Masters in Finance from Boston College. He started his career as a software engineer and currently works as an investment analyst with Acadian Asset Management in the Greater Boston area.
Nisha has 4 years of IT Experience working as a Customer Engineer at Microsoft. Working with Infrastructure technologies, PowerShell scripting, and an advocate for Microsoft Azure. Nisha is passionate about Machine learning and data visualization.
Bhargav Vaghasiya is the first visually impaired Computer science (Bachelor of computer application) graduate from Gujarat. He is currently working as software engineer at Bengaluru. Bhargav was one of the first students of Vision-Aid, who then went on to become a volunteer mentor to teach the python class
He is a software architect in the space of data management, visualization and advanced analytics. He has 20 years of progressive career spanning across Technology Consulting, Solution Architecture, Data Integration, Analytics & Visualization. He has a B.E. degree from Govt. College of Technology, and MBA from University of Melbourne. He has been involved with Vision Aid family for over a year now.
Ravi Rastogi is a board member of Vision Aid since 2016. He is involved in coordinating “teaching online programming course” for vision impaired students. Currently, Ravi is a Technical Staff at MIT-Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA. Prior to joining MIT-Lincoln Lab, he worked at Intel Corp. Ravi also served as the President of IITAGNE, Director of IAGB, Board Member of AVS-New England, and Core Team Member of 2016 PAN-IIT Conference.
Saheel graduated with a BTech and MS degrees in Computer Science degrees from IIT Madras and UC Davis, California, respectively. Currently Saheel is working at Microsoft from their Hyderabad campus. Apart from programming, Saheel enjoys listening to music, reading fiction, and going on drives with friends.
Santosh Vattam has been a software engineer for over 8 years. He has an MS degree from University of Pennsylvania and currently works at Google. He has been part of the Vision Aid family for over 3 years now. He was a Python course mentor for the last 3 years and now he is also a mentor for the Python project track.
Shobha Sudhir has been teaching and mentoring visually impaired and at-risk individuals for many years. She is passionate about various causes. She is involved with many different non-profits serving a variety of different causes. Shobha has diverse experience. She has an M.S in computer science and an MBA. She has more than two decades of experience working as a scientist and an engineer in various industries.
Sonal is a life long learner on MOOCs. She believes in power of education that is available for everyone that truly empowers, when one is committed to learn to become a ‘better version’ of themself by taking control of their own learning.
Sudhir Varma has been a volunteer director with Vision-Aid since 2006. Apart from being the treasurer, he teaches and mentors visually impaired students. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Science and has over 30 years of experience in the technology sector. He started as a scientist in Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO) before he started working for leading software companies. He is very passionate about helping others in whatever way he can and volunteers for various causes.
Sulochana Devadas has a BE in Computer Science from BIT Mesra and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Northeastern University. After working as a software engineer for many years, she is now devoting herself to her passion of teaching. She has taught many students through the Vision Aid Python program and has also created custom materials for teaching Python to beginner and young visually impaired learners.
Dr. Swaroop Vattam is a scientist at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory. His primary research interests are in the areas of machine learning, graph theory, and algorithms. He obtained his PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology in computer science in 2011 and is an active contributor to the AI research community. He has served on program committees for several AI conferences, including the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), and Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS) annual meetings.
Ujwala Phene is a volunteer Director of Vision-Aid. Ujwala works as a Director Product Management at a leading Financial firm. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Mumbai University. Ujwala has been a volunteer at Vision-Aid since its inception. She also volunteers at Neighbors Who Care, a Waltham based non-profit that helps elderly people. Ujwala enjoys Yoga and taking long walks in her free time.
Upamanyu is a senior at Westford Academy in Massachusetts. In school, he is a high honor roll student who loves science and math classes. He is also an avid rower and serves as the captain of their varsity crew team. Outside of school, he has done research on bias propagation in machine learning and defending fake news detectors from adversarial attacks. He is a huge sports fan and enjoys fantasy football in his spare time.