Python for Data Science
- Introduction to Python: For absolute beginners by Saima Aziz
- Laptop or PC with Internet Connection
- Motivation to learn
Welcome to Python for Data Science. My name is Saima Aziz and I will be the instructor for this course. I have more than 25 years of teaching experience.
Python is a general purpose and high level programming language. You can use Python for developing desktop GUI applications, websites and web applications. Python is a high level programming language. It allows you to focus on core functionality of the application by taking care of common programming tasks.
By taking this course, you have entered into an exciting world of self-paced, online learning! If online education is new to you, don't worry!
I have carefully designed the content of the course to be comprehensive and fully compatible with industrial requirements and easy to understand.
Each section will generally have some video content, reading material, problem sets, and a set of assessment questions to test your knowledge.
We will use Jupiter Notebook where samples can be run, and where practice tasks and code quizzes can be completed.
I encourage you to take the course from beginning to end to get the full learning experience. Some sections may be very easy for you and others will be challenging, but each section should offer something of value. There's nothing like that feeling of accomplishment when you complete something from beginning to end, so hang in there, and enjoy the course!
If you get stuck, don't give up! There is enough material in the sections to help you solve the problems and your hard work will pay off.
Who this course is for:
- Beginners, who want to learn fundamentals of Python from Scratch, curios about data science
My name is Saima Aziz . I have Bachelor of Science, and MBA degrees. I am also Oracle Certified Professional Database Administrator, CPA and various IT related certifications, etc.
I have more than 25 years of teaching experience. Teaching is my passion, I have a YouTube channel “Saima Academy”, and 'Saima Data Science" where I have more than 1,300 educational videos. I have large number of IT and business related videos on that channel in English and Hindi.