Who is it for?
This course is for current or prospective teachers of computer science who have some understanding of computer science principles.
- 01 | Tracing algorithms – Learn how to effectively trace algorithms to understand how they work and whether they can be improved.
- 02 | Practicing tracing algorithms – During this session you will have plenty of opportunity to practice your skills of tracing algorithms.
- 03 | Search algorithms – Search algorithms allow you to retrieve data stored within a data structure, this session explores different search algorithms including binary and linear searches.
- 04 | Comparing search algorithms – During this session you’ll compare different search algorithms, watching how they function using online simulators and comparing the efficiency of each algorithm.
- 05 | Sort algorithms – Sort algorithms arrange data into a sequential order. This session explores how bubble, merge and insertion sorts work.
How long is this course?
This course is approximately five hours in duration, split across several days.
How will you learn?
Scheduled live, interactive online sessions led by an experienced practitioner. Flexible facilitator-supported, participant-led tasks, involving deep exploration of the subject content.
- Learn how algorithms manipulate data to achieve desired aims
- Be able to hand-trace algorithms and debug them
- Know the difference between different sort and search algorithms
- Evaluate the suitability for different algorithms depending on the data to which they are applied