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Lesson 20.5 Method Definitions

In addition to attributes, objects also have methods. In this video, we show how to add a method definition to a class. For the most part, it is as simple as indenting a function definition inside of…

From  Hannah Lee on October 27th, 2020 39 plays

Lesson 17.10 Recursion and Helper Functions

Divide-and-conquer is not the only example of recursion. It just happens to be one of the most interesting. But in this video we show that even some of the simplest of recursive definitions become…

From  Hannah Lee on October 19th, 2020 35 plays

Lesson 14.2 Functions with Try-Except

Try-except statements will allow use to write functions that we could not write with conditional statements. In this video, we show how to use try-except as a general programming tool.

From  Hannah Lee on October 10th, 2020 18 plays

Lesson 11.5 Object Attributes

Objects are these folders that contain a portfolio of variables. These variables are called attributes. In thie video we talk about how we can access these attributes, or even change them.

From  Hannah Lee on October 2nd, 2020 9 plays

Lesson 6.4 Advanced String Methods

In the previous video, we showed how to call a string method if it had only one argument – the string. In this video we show you how to call arbitrary string methods, which can have many…

From  Hannah Lee on September 16th, 2020 14 plays

Lesson 6.3 String Methods

Strings do not have a lot of functions associated with them. Instead, strings have methods. As we see in this video, methods behave almost exactly like functions, except that the syntax for calling…

From  Hannah Lee on September 16th, 2020 17 plays

Lesson 3.3 Module-Based Functions

Python has very few functions built-in. All other functions are provided by modules, special files that add optional functionality to Python. In this video we show how to use these modules to…

From  Hannah Lee on September 9th, 2020 13 plays

IES Hosts: David Ost "Populism, Fascism, and Why So Many Workers Turn from Left to Right"

"Populism, Fascism, and Why So Many Workers Turn from Left to Right" David Ost Professor of Political Science, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Regional Fellow, Institute for European…

From  Pamela Hampton on August 13th, 2020 207 plays

Covid-Era Laboratory Teaching: Part 3

In this first meeting instructors will have the opportunity to discuss plans for in-person labs with technology for remote participation, virtual labs, and more. Cornell lab instructors will present…

From  Dave Winterstein on August 7th, 2020 7 plays