Nov 18, 2019
it becomes easier wand clearer when one gets to complete the assignments as to how to utilize what has been learned. Practical work is a great way to learn, which was a fundamental part of the course.
Mar 14, 2019
Every course has offered something interesting, challenging, and surprising. I am glad I have spent the time with this class. I would strongly recommend it to others with an interest in data science.
автор: Chironjeet K C•
May 27, 2019
автор: Ashish G•
Feb 02, 2019
There should be a summary section at the end of all week courses where all the learning items are summarized. A downloadable pdf copy would be more helpful.
Also, few questions of assignments were confusing, where expected end result format was not clear. It would be better if provided a sample output what is expected.
автор: Jeanette H•
Nov 21, 2018
Great course! Would give 5 stars if the final assignment was better aligned with learning material, it really threw me off and was very hard to decipher in both logistics and technical questions. The last assignment really needs to be improved. Otherwise, great intro course.
автор: John D C•
May 29, 2019
I like the project, practical orientation of the course compared to more academic approaches. The slides on
usage of the Watson Studio features and sharing could be improved. Spent more time messing with that than the programming. Seemed excessive
автор: Jennifer E•
May 31, 2019
The cloud storage question on the final is just a ploy to get us to use IBM products and shouldn't be part of the grade. The course was a good pace and nice, slow introduction for new Python users.
автор: Matthew N•
May 23, 2019
Everything for this was great, up to the last part of the project. The instructions to load to the IBM cloud were some of the most confusing and overtly difficult exercises.
автор: Thanh C D•
May 31, 2019
I was going to give it a 5, however, there are some mistakes and inconsistencies in the powerpoint slides. But overall, great courses, and I'm so glad I decided to take it.
автор: Tianhan L•
May 12, 2019
I don't like the system for the final project. It took me a long time to figure out things not directly related to python.
автор: ashirwad s•
May 14, 2019
A few more hands-on for using IBM Watson studio efficiently would have been helpful. Still it was an amazing course.
автор: Gaurav D•
Jun 21, 2019
The videos are good. The level of assignments can be improved.They are quite easy and straight forward.
автор: Vivian R•
May 25, 2019
The IBM section at the end is depending on the cloud services that sometimes have connectivity issues.
автор: Steven S•
May 27, 2019
The final assignment needs some editing. The instructions were vague and grammar needs some work.
автор: Anushil G D•
Jun 05, 2019
well structured courses and assignments the quizzes could be more challenging
автор: ANIRUDDHA B•
May 21, 2019
Peer to Peer assignment was confusing and misleading.
автор: Brenda B M•
Mar 13, 2019
The illustrations were excellent, the pauses for quizzes were abrupt and disturbing, the Fake album cover was not relevant to any business use I would have, and the materials were out of order in the listing. I eventually and painfully figured out a solution using a function I created from the clues I had at hand.
The 2D NumPy quiz was a mystery to me. Too much material was presented all at once and I probably confused some concepts in 2D. I have never used matrix math before...
автор: Maria P•
May 09, 2019
Weeks one to four are good. Week 5 is full of mistakes. You lose a lot of time for correcting stuff instead of actually learning them. The assignment takes double time just because of the corrections in the given instructions. The data that you have to load in order to complete the assignment are in the wrong address! More examples and coding should be included in week 5.
автор: sasikanth i•
Feb 05, 2020
It might give you all the things that you need for programming in AI and data science but dosent give enough practice to make you feel comfortable with what they teach. They could give few assignments to better the course instead of rushing which overloads the information to be understood and remembered
автор: Sivachandra V•
Mar 09, 2019
The assignment is so bad that I had to waste at least 1 hour of time just to figure out why the picture was not changing despite me saving it correctly. I restarted the machine after an hour of research and then it got resolved. THe notebook also behaves weird.
автор: Mateus F•
Mar 15, 2019
Really basic course.
In my opinion it should have more programming assignments and they should be harder.
автор: Karel H•
Apr 12, 2019
The final exam had nothing to do with the course at all. Very poorly thought out.
Feb 17, 2019
very basic .could be little advanced
автор: Anthony V•
Dec 28, 2018
In my opinion, this course goes all over the place. The video lessons are thrown at you too fast, it's hard to grasp anything really, It's not well structured at all..
I was fortunate enough to have some basic Python knowledge before this, so I could get a thing or two.
The final assignment should be greatly rethought, even scrapped for something that actually lets people put their lessons to good use. The last two weeks are spent on methods and some basic data analysis functions, which is good and all of a sudden we are tasked with making faks album covers...
A good improvement would be to create an assignment which lets people practice a lot of things shown in the course, not copy pasting some code and rewriting a function...
автор: Alvaro F V•
Nov 12, 2018
The course covers the content taught in a very superficial manner.
I do not think that after completing this course anyone is able to use python for anything really. The course does do a decent job of introducing you to the very basic principles. It simply was not what I expected.
The time estimates are way inflated. This course can be completed in 1 week.
The final assignment is not at all challenging. The course makers provide the code that does the hard part.
The final assignment's instructions are outdated (screenshots are), unclear and could defenitely be polished for clarity. It's evident that the course makers have not QAed their course recently at all.
автор: Vasily A•
Dec 24, 2019
The course is a brief whizz through Python and could be good on its own as a refresher for those who already know the basics of Python, however it is the final assessment that spoils the course - this assessment was probably written by different people who did not see the course itself. It does not test your Python skills, but rather your ability to set up IBM Watson Studio and IBM Cloud Object Storage, which is a pretty fiddly service for the uninitiated. Did I learn anything useful from this assessment? Probably not. There are far better Python courses out there, e.g. check out the one from the Higher School of Economics.
автор: Taras P•
Sep 18, 2018
Maybe it's a good introductory course for Python, however, I got an impression that the authors gave up three quarters into the course. The labs become more of a reading material rather than a place where you can practice a hands-on approach. The final assessment - omg, I fail to see any relevance between the course material and what is expected in the final assignment! The only lesson I have learnt from it is that I shouldn't trust online courses to learn a subject.
I would not recommend this course to other people.