You will learn about algorithms and abstraction in this free course, Introduction to computational thinking, and encounter some applications of computational thinking in various disciplines, ranging from biology and physics to economics and sport science.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
describe the skills that are involved in computational thinking
define and use the concepts of abstraction as modelling and abstraction as encapsulation
understand the distinctive nature of computational thinking, when compared with engineering and mathematical thinking
be aware of a range of applications of computational thinking in different disciplines.