Harvard University offers free online courses in Portuguese, which have been made available by Fundação Estudar, a nonprofit institution that provides education, career, and other development opportunities to young people around the world. Brazil.
Students can register on the Estudar Fora page to attend the university’s most popular computer science course, CS50, Forbes reports.
To register, candidates must complete a form with personal data and finally confirm the registration in order to be able to attend the full course.
CS50 offers candidates the opportunity to acquire computer knowledge, from basic computer skills to more advanced techniques, and aims to help students from different backgrounds and professions.
During the course, students can learn other languages, including HTML, Java and SQL, knowledge of which is also necessary in other professions.
The program, which was previously offered for ten weeks, has now been extended to 11 weeks. CS50 offers 25 hours of video content, including security concepts, algorithms, software engineering, case and theory studies, web programming, and more.
“One of the main goals of this course is to inspire students to explore uncharted waters without fear of failure, to create an intensive and shared experience accessible to all students, and to create community among students” , reads the course syllabus.
While pursuing the CS50 course, students must attend all sections, complete required labs, solve problem sets, take quizzes, test, and finally, the course concludes with a final project.
The teachers who will teach the courses are:
- David C. Malan – Professor of Computer Practice and Fellow of the Harvard School of Education, also founder of the CS50 course
- Doug Lloyd – Professor of Computer Science in Harvard’s Department of Continuing Education
- Brian Yu – Professor of Computer Science in the University’s Continuing Education Department
Erudera recently reported that Havard University is offering courses in the Albanian language for the first time. Harvard’s Department of Comparative Literature administrator Faton Limani said the course will be offered as an elective.
“Today I am pleased to share with you some very good news regarding our Albanian language. Together with our compatriot and colleague Eva Stathi – Misho, we managed to introduce for the first time the subject of the Albanian language as an elective subject at Harvard University for all students at all levels,” Limani wrote on a Twitter post.
Harvard University is considered the most prestigious university in the United States and the world. It is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636.