If you are interested in taking a computer science course, to satisfy a curiosity of how certain technology works, or want to learn a new programming language, you are in luck! You can now get free, high quality, university level education on some introductory computer engineering courses and programming languages. This is made possible by Udacity.
The company was founded by Sebastian Thrun and David Evans, both or whom are experienced university professors. Sebastian Thrun, for example, is an active Stanford professor. The courses are also taught by other well known people like Steve Huffman, the developer and co-founder of Reddit. You will also get to see Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin!
The classes run for 7 weeks and are free to enroll. You will have regular video lectures and homework assignment, which will help you master the skills! There will also be a final exam, which will allow your to show what you have learned. Once you complete the course, you will receive a signed certificate by the instructor(s). Details can be found in the FAQ page.
We believe university-level education can be both high quality and low cost. Using the economics of the Internet, we’ve connected some of the greatest teachers to hundreds of thousands of students in almost every country on Earth.
- CS101: Building a Search Engine
- CS212: Design of Computer Programs
- CS253: Web Application Engineering
- CS262: Programming Languages
- CS373: Programming a Robotic Car
- CS387: Applied Cryptography
Learn More and Enroll Now for Free!
Visit the Udacity home page to lean more about the program and the courses offered. You can create a free account right a way and enroll in one or more of the classes offered. These classes start on the 16th of April, so hurry if you are interested!