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In this collection of videos we introduce you to some of the founding principles of computer programming. Topics will include flow charting, getting started with a Raspberry Pi, and using the Scratch programming tool. If you are interested in further study (HND, undergraduate or postgraduate), visit http://www.southwales.ac.uk/study/subjects/computing/

The University of South Wales (USW) was formed in April 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. As one of Britain’s most exciting new universities and a major player in higher education, the University is among the top 10 campus universities in the UK by student number and attracts a cosmopolitan mix of students from 120 countries. With over 30,000 students across five campuses, it was rated top for student support in the Times Higher Education Awards 2012. Note: some items in this collection may have been originally published on iTunes U by the University of Glamorgan.

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—— NOW ALSO AVAILABLE: iTunes U course — 'Basics of Computer Programming, with Raspberry Pi' (https://itunes.apple.com/gb/course/basics-computer-programming/id1080397732) ——

In this collection of videos we introduce you to some of the founding principles of computer programming. Topics will include flow charting, getting started with a Raspberry Pi, and using the Scratch programming tool. If you are interested in further study (HND, undergraduate or postgraduate), visit http://www.southwales.ac.uk/study/subjects/computing/

The University of South Wales (USW) was formed in April 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. As one of Britain’s most exciting new universities and a major player in higher education, the University is among the top 10 campus universities in the UK by student number and attracts a cosmopolitan mix of students from 120 countries. With over 30,000 students across five campuses, it was rated top for student support in the Times Higher Education Awards 2012. Note: some items in this collection may have been originally published on iTunes U by the University of Glamorgan.

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    Flowcharting 1: decisions, processing and looping

    Flowcharting 1: decisions, processing and looping

    In this tutorial we will introduce you to the basic ideas of flowcharting.

    To get you used to the idea, take a look at the video showing a simple scenario of a monkey in the jungle who gets hungry.

    Now watch the next tutorial: ‘Flowcharting 2: using variables’.

    • 3 min
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    Flowcharting 2: using variables

    Flowcharting 2: using variables

    Before you watch this, we recommend you watch the first tutorial: ‘Flowcharting 1: decisions, processing and looping’.

    In this second tutorial, we will extend the basic ideas of flowcharting to incorporate the use of variables, and carry out a ‘dry run’ of our application.

    • 5 min
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    Setting Up a Raspberry Pi

    Setting Up a Raspberry Pi

    Demonstration of the the two initial models Raspberry Pi (A and B), the different connectors, adding memory and power, and switching on your Raspberry Pi.

    • 8 min
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    Signing up to Scratch

    Signing up to Scratch

    Scratch is a free, online tool for creating drag-and-drop computer program scripts. "With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.” (https://scratch.mit.edu/about/)

    • 1 min
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    Scratch: Activity 1 — Hello World

    Scratch: Activity 1 — Hello World

    Scratch is a free, online tool for creating drag-and-drop computer program scripts. "With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.” (https://scratch.mit.edu/about/)

    • 4 min
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    Scratch: Activity 2 — Hello You

    Scratch: Activity 2 — Hello You

    Scratch is a free, online tool for creating drag-and-drop computer program scripts. "With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.” (https://scratch.mit.edu/about/)

    • 5 min

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