PROGRAMMING FOR NON PROGRAMMERS CERTIFICATE
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Monday, June 1, 2020 - Friday, August 28, 2020
With virtually every organization now involved or even dependent on programming, managing or working with programmers is now an important part of your toolkit. If you wish to communicate technically with programming teams or wish to code a bit yourself, this certificate is for you. Begin by learning about how programming works, including processes, timelines and how projects are planned. Then learn the basic concepts of programming, so you can communicate more effectively with programmers and techies. Finally, pick up the communication strategies to make your projects more successful, creating a win-win situation for both you and your programmers.
Basic Programming Concepts
If you wish to communicate technically with programming teams or wish to code a bit yourself, this course is for you. A lot of programming languages are very similar, and knowing what’s common between all programming languages will help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with programmers, help aspiring programmers get started or transition into any programming language.
How Programming Works
With virtually every organization now involved or even dependent on programming, managing or working with programmers is now an important part of your toolkit. This course will give you a basic understanding as a non-programmer on how programming works, the programming process, project timelines and ways you can help your techie or tech team in project success. You will learn what you need to know as a non-programmer to successfully work with or manage the project in terms of budget, personal, and timelines.
Communicating With Programmers
Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest weaknesses of online teachers. It is also one of the three biggest ways to take your online course to the next level, making it a superior learning experience for your learners. Come experience how to do it from the creator of the concept and practice of ‘continual engagement’ in teaching. Discover how to build student success through your interaction, how to give online learners feedback, communicating with them about everything from subject matter to delicate issues to grading. You will come away with advanced, practical, how-to tips from one of the foremost authorities on fostering online discussion. And you will see how your instructor models great interaction and engagement in the online environment.
Participants are recommended to log into the course 2-3 days per week.