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Working from Home with ADHD

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Counselor Casey Benson interviews Keri Johnson, Wellness and Fitness Specialist with Cornell Wellness, about the challenges of Working from Home with ADHD and…

From  Gerald Deis on November 13th, 2020 3 plays

Zoom Nov. 10. Operators and Abstraction

in this presentation we review the Python data model, showing off the various operators we can define in Python. This is an area where Python is much more advanced than older object-oriented…

From  Hannah Lee on November 12th, 2020 3 plays

Lesson 26.7 Convergent While-Loops

In this video we show one of the most powerful while-loop techniques: computing to convergence. Convergence is a concept that most students learn in Calculus, and so we will use a little Calculus in…

From  Hannah Lee on November 12th, 2020 3 plays

Lesson 26.1 The While-Loop

In this video we talk about the while-loop and explain why it is necessary. In particular, there are types of iteration that are not possible with the for-loop.

From  Hannah Lee on November 12th, 2020 6 plays

Lesson 24.4 Duck Typing

This partial typing from the previous video has a name. It is called duck typing. In this video we show both why this is so popular among Python programmers and also why it is so controversial.

From  Hannah Lee on November 12th, 2020 25 plays

VeteransDayVideo2020.mp4

Veterans Day is time to pay tribute to those who have served our country. Join us for this virtual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor our Veterans and learn a bit more about the history of Veterans Day.

From  Amy Godert on November 11th, 2020 98 plays

Lesson 23.5 Mixed-Type Operators

Operator overloading allows us to redefine the meaning of + or * on objects of our class. But sometimes we want to mix together types like a fraction and integer. In this video we show that it is…

From  Hannah Lee on November 8th, 2020 37 plays

Lesson 23.2 Operator Overloading

In this video we introduce the primary tool for abstraction in Python. Operator overloading allows us to define additional meanings for any built-in symbol such as + or *. Because Python uses the…

From  Hannah Lee on November 8th, 2020 38 plays

Lesson 23.1 The Principle of Abstraction

In this video we introduce the principle of abstraction, which is simply hiding unnecessary details about a class from the user of a class. However, there are many different ways to do that, which is…

From  Hannah Lee on November 8th, 2020 37 plays

Lesson 17.8 Recursion Performance

In this video, we show another reason to pay attention to the division step: performance. In fact, we show an example where a change in how we divide the data can improve performance by several…

From  Hannah Lee on October 19th, 2020 33 plays

Lesson 17.1 Recursive Definitions

Recursion is a general concept that does not just apply to programming languages. In this video we show that recursion exists in mathematics and even natural language.

From  Hannah Lee on October 19th, 2020 37 plays

Lesson 16.4 Range-Based For-Loops

Strings, lists, and tuples are not the only iterable types. In this video we introduce the range function, which creates another iterable value. This is going to allow us to do several things that we…

From  Hannah Lee on October 19th, 2020 30 plays

Lesson 15.2 Complex Tuple Expressions

Tuples are very, very similar to strings. In this video we explore this similarity, showing that they support many of the same operations and methods.

From  Hannah Lee on October 10th, 2020 15 plays