Study unit
2132048 Introduction to Programming, 3 Cp  
Code 2132048  Validity 01.01.2018 -
Name Introduction to Programming  Abbreviation 2132048 
Credits 3 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeIntermediate Studies Subject0280 General Linguistics 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Foreign Languages and Translation Studies (J) 

Michael Rießler 

Learning outcomes 

The student is able to convert process descriptions into algorithms and to create basic working programs in e.g. Python or R.


Introduction to a modern scripting language.

Modes of study 

Reading background material 20 h, programming exercises 50 h, preparation for exam 9 h, exam 2h.

Teaching methods 

Web course

Study materials 

Distributed in Moodle

Evaluation criteria 

Exam, exercises


Professor, General Linguistics



Further information 

Language of tuition: English


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
J: Introduction to Programming  Web course  Lauri Tavi  21.09.20 -29.10.20
Registration not started
J: Python Programming for Linguistic Research  Multi-modal teaching    09.09.21 -21.10.21

Future exams
No exams