Daily Study Group: An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language
About This Study Group
Learn the Wolfram Language and modern computational thinking from Stephen Wolfram's book with veteran Wolfram Language instructor and developer David Withoff and Wolfram instructional designer and technologist Rory Foulger. No prior programming knowledge is required.

Sessions include short lessons, poll questions to review key concepts, practice problems and Q&A. A certificate of program completion will be awarded to participants who attend online sessions and pass quizzes.

Study Group sessions run daily, Monday through Friday. This Study Group begins Monday, March 21, 2022.
Study Group Sessions
  • Monday, March 21, 11am–noon US CDT (4–5pm GMT)
    Practicalities of Using the Wolfram Language
  • Tuesday, March 22, 11am–noon US CDT (4–5pm GMT)
    Displaying Lists, Operations on Lists, Making Tables
  • Wednesday, March 23, 11am–noon US CDT (4–5pm GMT)
    Interactive Manipulation
  • Thursday, March 24, 11am–noon US CDT (4–5pm GMT)
    Strings and Text, Sound, Arrays, Coordinates and Graphics
  • Friday, March 25, 10:30am–noon US CDT (3:30–5pm GMT)
    Week 1 Review, Scope of the Wolfram Language, Real-World Data
  • Monday, March 28, 11am–noon US CDT (4–5pm GMT)
    Units, Geocomputation, Dates and Times, Options
  • Tuesday, March 29, 11am–noon US CDT (4-5pm GMT)
    Graphs and Networks, Machine Learning
  • Wednesday, March 30, 11am–noon US CDT (4-5pm GMT)
    More about Numbers, Visualization, Functions, Pure Functions
  • Thursday, March 31, 11am–noon US CDT (4-5pm GMT)
    Applying Functions Repeatedly, Tests and Conditionals
  • Friday, April 1, 10:30am–noon US CDT (3:30–5pm GMT)
    Week 2 Review, Rearranging Lists, Parts of Lists, Patterns
  • Monday, April 4, 11am–noon US CDT (4–5pm GMT)
    Expressions and Their Structure, Associations, Datasets, Natural Language Understanding
  • Tuesday, April 5, 11am–noon US CDT (4-5pm GMT)
    Creating Websites and Apps, Layout and Display
  • Wednesday, April 6, 11am–noon US CDT (4-5pm GMT)
    Assigning Names to Things, Immediate and Delayed Values, Defining Your Own Functions
  • Thursday, April 7, 11am–noon US CDT (4-5pm GMT)
    String Patterns and Templates, Storing Things, Importing and Exporting
  • Friday, April 8, 10:30am–noon US CDT (3:30–5pm GMT)
    Series Review, Writing Good Code, Debugging Your Code
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