The course is aimed at teaching the fundamentals of programming through practical exercises for students with no previous technical experience. The emphasis is on understanding the mechanisms and a variety of tools are used, which will provide pointers for further studies and a starting ground for more in depth analysis. The course is a prerequisite to many more technical courses. For students with previous studies in computer science the course is not obligatory.
- Teachers: Markku Reunanen and Jukka Eerikäinen
- Credit points: 3–5, depending on the magnitude of the project
- Location: 4th floor computer classroom (414)
- Grading: pass/fail
- Assessment: 80% attendance, completed exercise task