Introduction to Computer Science
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits1
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units2
Hours & Credits
After following the introduction part
- you will have insight in what typical modern Computer Science topics are
- you will get acquainted with academic skills, such as reading (English) scientific literature, critical/analytical thinking about CS topics, discussing and presenting papers
In the lectures and guest lectures it will be made clear what modern Computer Science is about and which ideas and techniques are involved. You will work under guidance on a few Computer Science topics in a group. On one topic you will give a presentation. You are going to delve into these topics by searching and processing scientific literature. The groups form also the mentor group in which attention is paid to academic skills, reflection on your own learning and study.
Lectures, guest lectures, work groups
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
The grading (pass/fail) is based on your active participation in the work group and your presentation.
Articles handed out at work groups.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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