Kyle Harms received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2017 at Washington University in St. Louis. Under the supervision of Dr. Caitlin L. Kelleher, he investigated leveraging completion problems to help enable middle school students to learn computer programming independently. He has completed and published research on a variety of topics relating to young learners and learning how to code, both through structured programs and through self-taught methods. His software work is available on the novice programming environment, Looking Glass, and the open source program github.
Fundamentals of Programming, Writing Programs That Make Decisions, Coding Multi-Part Problems, Solving Problems Using Functions, and Expanding Functionality With Libraries are required to be completed prior to starting this course.
- Write command-line scripts to streamline data processing and solve problems during development
- Write code that adds new functionality to an existing codebase
- Recognize the social and societal impacts of programming
How It Works
Who Should Enroll
- Novice and self-taught programmers
- Web development career starters
- Small business owners managing a website