CompuScholar: Java Online Course
The CompuScholar Java two-semester series is designed for high-school students who may be interested in computer science as a career, who may need a computer course for high school graduation, or who are looking for a self-study program for the College Board's "Advanced Placement Computer Science A" exam. Written by experienced software engineers who are also homeschool parents, CompuScholar Java Series' self-study curriculum requires no parental expertise or involvement.
Online courses are delivered to your web browser through a full Learning Management System that includes integrated multi-media lessons, auto-graded quizzes and tests, electronic gradebook, and other cool features. There are no physical components to ship or receive in the mail.
Instructional videos are fully integrated into every online course! Each online lesson includes a 5 to 10 minute video to introduce and re-enforce the lesson text. You may see animation and narration describing a concept or watch a recorded demonstration showing exactly how to complete a task.
This edition of the course is entirely web-based, and includes a 12-month subscription to the course.
You can view the Course Syllabus here
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The course material and interactive online system can be accessed from any HTML5-compliant web browser on standard computers, laptops, or tablets with an Internet connection.
In order to complete hands-on projects, students will use a computer with one of the following operating systems:
- Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
- Mac OS version 10.7 or higher
Awards and Endorsements:
2014 Homeschool.com Top Curriculum Award
Royal Dragonfly Book Awards 2013 First place winner in "Science & Tech."
2013 Practical Homeschooling i-Learn Awards First Place: Computer Science
2013 Homeschooling Parent Seal of Approval: Supplemental Curriculum
2013 Old Schoolhouse Excellence in Education First Place in Computer Science!
2013 Homeschool.com Top Curriculum Award
Approved by Homeschool.com in 2013
2013 National Indie Excellence Awards: TeenCoder: Android Programming "Technology" Winner!
2013 International Book Awards: TeenCoder: Android Programming "Education/Academic" finalist!
2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards: TeenCoder: Android Programming "Education/Academic" Finalist!
2012 Homeschooling Parent Seal of Approval: Computer Curriculum
2012 USA Best Book Awards: TeenCoder: Java Programming "Education/Academic: General" finalist!
2012 USA Best Book Awards: TeenCoder: Android Programming "Business: Technology/Computers/Internet" finalist!
2012 Reader's Choice Silver Medalist NonFiction-Education
2012 Old Schoolhouse Excellence in Education First Place in Computer Science!
2012 International Book Awards: TeenCoder: Java Programming: "Education/Academic: General" Winner!
2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist in "Education/Academic" category
2012 Eric Hoffer First Horizon Finalist
Royal Dragonfly Book Awards 2012 Second place winner in "Science & Technology"
Approved by Homeschool.com in 2012
A "Top 101 Site" at HowToLearn.com in 2011
Approved by Homeschool.com in 2011
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