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How Happy Are People in My Country?

How Happy Are People in My Country?
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires knowledge of common data visualisations (bar chart) and statistics (mean, median), as well as very basic spreadsheet skills.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Happiness, like many other subjective measures, is difficult to define. But with careful assumptions, many governments and businesses can analyse subjective data and use it to improve future growth or the lives of their citizens. In this Computational Thinking module, you will learn how the assumptions are made and how data scientists analyse reliable sources of data, ultimately finding a measure of how happy people are in your country.

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Introduction to Calculus

Introduction to Calculus
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for calculus are trigonometry or precalculus.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts in calculus and their applications, covering all of Calculus 1 and some of Calculus 2. The course starts with functions and limits, followed by differential calculus, and then moves on to integral calculus and a brief discussion of differential equations. It includes a sample exam based on the AP Calculus AB course. Problem sessions, exercises and auto-graded quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment. Earn a certificate by watching all lesson and problem session videos and completing the quizzes with a passing grade.

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Introduction to Cryptography

Introduction to Cryptography
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires a basic understanding of number theory, algorithms, discrete mathematics and modular arithmetic and basic-level skills in any programming language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course gives an introduction to the concepts, underlying math, principles and techniques of historic and modern cryptography; ties cryptographic protocols to real-world scenarios; and gives a necessary understanding of issues related to information security in general.

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Introduction to Differential Equations

Introduction to Differential Equations
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for differential equations include calculus and linear algebra.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

A comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts and solution methods for differential equations, including video lessons and interactive notebooks. Follow along with the examples in the Wolfram Cloud and use the material to prepare for courses in natural science, engineering, economics and other fields. The course starts with a discussion of direction fields and methods for solving first-order differential equations, followed by the study of second-order equations and their applications, and then moves on to solving systems of differential equations. Problem sessions, exercises and quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment. Earn a certificate by watching all lesson and problem session videos and completing the quizzes with a passing grade. Level I certification in Differential Equations is awarded to those who meet the completion requirements and also pass the course final exam.

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Introduction to Elementary Algebra

Introduction to Elementary Algebra
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for learning algebra are understanding basic math skills and fluency with basic math operations.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Elementary algebra is a prerequisite for multiple mathematics and statistics courses, and a strong foundation in algebra can help you better understand more advanced math. This course introduces the basic concepts of algebra as well as common types of problems and how to solve them. Start with algebraic definitions and then move on to linear equations, linear inequalities, polynomials and quadratic equations. The instructor also discusses word problem examples in each section and walks through the steps to finding a solution.

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Introduction to Image Processing

Introduction to Image Processing
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Make cutting-edge image processing simple with Wolfram Language. Learn the fundamentals of digital image processing, including image representation and classical operations on images. This course emphasizes practical applications and understandable explanations of how image operations work. Numerous examples are included to illustrate standard applications.

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Introduction to Linear Algebra

Introduction to Linear Algebra
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for linear algebra include algebra, elementary geometry and trigonometry.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Get a comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts in linear algebra with these video lessons and interactive notebooks. Follow along with the examples in the Wolfram Cloud and use the material to prepare for courses in data science, engineering and other fields. The course starts with linear equations and matrices, followed by determinants and eigenvalues, and then moves on to inner products and the singular value decomposition. Application sessions are included to show uses of linear algebra in the real world. Exercises and quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment.

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Introduction to Mathematica for Students and Teachers

Introduction to Mathematica for Students and Teachers
Video Course | FREE

Certification Levels: Level 1

This video course provides an introduction to Mathematica for students, teachers and beginners of all kinds. It quickly covers a wide range of topics from algebra to calculus using examples, all delivered from the viewpoint of a highly skilled and experienced classroom teacher. It starts with the concept of a computational notebook and builds step by step to more advanced topics such as plotting, graphics and solving equations. The course includes techniques for entering mathematical notation using your keyboard and palette buttons and finding help using the Wolfram Documentation Center. The course is recorded by Ruth Dover, a math instructor and Wolfram Innovator who has taught thousands of students how to use Mathematica and Wolfram Language over the course of her career.

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Introduction to Notebooks

Introduction to Notebooks
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: Completion

Wolfram Notebooks have been widely adopted as the modern environment for technical workflows. In this course, you will be introduced to these powerful and interactive documents for computation, programming, generating reports and creating presentations. Learn how to style notebooks and create interactive interfaces using built-in Wolfram Language functionality. Generate immediate results with the natural language queries and reach your audience on multiple platforms with universal deployment options.

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Introduction to Probability

Introduction to Probability
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for probability include Algebra I (elementary algebra) and Algebra II (intermediate algebra).

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Probability is the branch of mathematics that deals with random phenomena. Using real-world examples, this comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics can help prepare you for coursework and research in natural science, engineering, finance, medicine, data science and other fields. The course starts with a discussion of basic probability concepts, followed by the study of random variables as well as common probability distributions and their applications. These topics are typically found in basic probability courses and serve as great preparation for statistics, data science and the professional examination Exam P from the Society of Actuaries.

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Introduction to Statistics

Introduction to Statistics
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for statistics include Algebra I (elementary algebra) and Algebra II (intermediate algebra).

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Statistics is the branch of mathematics concerned with collecting, describing, analyzing and interpreting data and trends in science, industry and society. This course introduces techniques for data visualization and descriptive statistics, methods for calculating confidence intervals and tools for hypothesis testing. Practical examples are used to demonstrate the application of statistical methods. The topics in this course are typically found in entry-level college statistics courses and serve as great preparation for the AP Statistics exam.

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Multiparadigm Data Science

Multiparadigm Data Science
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of the Wolfram Language

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1Level 2

Multiparadigm Data Science is a rapidly advancing new way to use modern analytical techniques, automated machine learning and human-data interfaces to arrive at better answers. This course introduces the basic concepts of the multiparadigm approach, demonstrating both the flexible, integrated project workflow and the broad computational toolkit that supports it from start to finish. Discover best practices, exploration techniques and ways to leverage high-level Wolfram Language to get real, quantifiable answers to the full range of data science problems.

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Practical Programming with Wolfram Language

Practical Programming with Wolfram Language
Instructor Led | SEE COURSE SCHEDULE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Wolfram Language or introductory-level skill in any programming language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course provides the knowledge, tools and guidance to efficiently create and maintain Wolfram Language projects. This course is designed for Wolfram Language users who are ready to move beyond the fundamentals and create their own programs and interfaces.

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Programming and Development in Wolfram Language

Programming and Development in Wolfram Language
Instructor Led | FREE

Requirements: This course requires understanding of the fundamental concepts of Wolfram Language programming and their applications.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1Level 2

Learn about advanced programming and development concepts in Wolfram Language. This course is the third and final part of the programming proficiency sequence.

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Quick Start to Wolfram Tech

Quick Start to Wolfram Tech
Instructor Led | SEE COURSE SCHEDULE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Wolfram Language or Mathematica.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course introduces core technologies for getting started quickly with the Wolfram technology stack. Learn to work with Wolfram Notebooks in the cloud as well as on your desktop and familiarize yourself with the syntax and programming fundamentals of Wolfram Language. Scheduled as online and in-person classes, this course provides comprehensive instruction guided by a live instructor. No prior experience with Wolfram Language is required. Certificate of course completion available.

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Signals, Systems and Signal Processing

Signals, Systems and Signal Processing
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course gives an introduction to the concepts, mathematics, principles and techniques of signal processing in linear, time-invariant (LTI) systems. The course covers analysis methods for both continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems, presents sampling and gives an elementary introduction to filter design. Many everyday signal processing examples are included. The concepts and methods of signals and systems presented here play an important role in many areas of science and engineering, and therefore the course should be of interest to a broad range of students.

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That's Random! Or Is It?

That's Random! Or Is It?
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: No particular prior knowledge of randomness is required. Knowing how to interpret a bar chart and understanding the terms integer, 2D and 3D would be beneficial.

Certification Levels: Completion

From selecting lottery numbers to testing new medicines, making sure something is truly random is important business. In this Computational Thinking module, you will learn how to recognise randomness, understand what makes something truly random and see how sample size can affect your opinion of randomness. You will explore what random noises, images and shapes look like before going on to generate your own. By learning how to use code to generate these random outputs, you will learn about pseudorandomness—computers’ attempt at true randomness.

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Visual Explorations in Data Science

Visual Explorations in Data Science
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Data is all around us, and methods of making sense of data are only becoming more important. This course introduces a visual, example-driven approach to learning the process of data science. Through built-in knowledge in Wolfram Language, a dozen extensive and applicable explorations are carried out, with visualization guiding the way. Discover the richness of curated, computable data about millions of entities and hundreds of entity types built into Wolfram Language. Learn to leverage curated data and a plethora of data visualization functions to discover a revolutionary new way of doing data science: localized, organized and extensive.

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Wolfram High School Summer Research Program

Wolfram High School Summer Research Program
Special Event | See Page for Details

Requirements: Students aged 14 to 17 who are excited about a STEM subject. A pre-program crash-course workshop is recommended for those without coding experience.

Certification Levels: Level 2

An intensive two-week program designed to advance high-school students' programming and problem-solving skills. Through a curriculum of active-learning activities, hands-on workshops and lectures, students explore the power of modern computation and deep dive into STEM fields while gaining mastery of Wolfram Language, computational thinking and research skills.

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Wolfram Language Basics

Wolfram Language Basics
Video Course | FREE

Certification Levels: Level 1

Learn the most important basics of Wolfram Language—no prior experience necessary. This course was created from the online sessions at a popular Daily Study Group series. The video lessons start by introducing you to computational notebooks and covering the ideas of basic functional programming and visualization. Following videos dive deeper, covering symbolics, numerics and more advanced programming, enabling you to start working with your own data. The remaining videos greatly expand the scope of the material while remaining accessible to beginners, allowing anyone to start working with machine learning, media files, cloud publishing and deployment. By the time you are done, you will feel right at home in the notebook environment and be ready to start working with any kind of data or calculation you can imagine. This video course provides excellent preparation for the Wolfram Language Level 1 certification.

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Wolfram Language Programming Fundamentals

Wolfram Language Programming Fundamentals
Instructor Led | SEE COURSE SCHEDULE

Requirements: This course does not require experience with Wolfram Language. It is a suitable course for those with introductory-level skill in any programming language who want to further develop Wolfram Language programming skills.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

This course provides a solid introduction to anyone who wants to develop an understanding of programming in Wolfram Language from the ground up. It features concise lecture sections, lesson notebooks with self-check exercises for further study and tips for writing Wolfram Language code. This is the first course in the Wolfram Language Programming Proficiency three-part course sequence.

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Wolfram Middle School Summer Camp

Wolfram Middle School Summer Camp
Special Event | See Page for Details

Requirements: Girls and gender non-conforming students aged 11-14. No Wolfram Language or other coding experience is required.

Certification Levels: Completion

An interactive, workshop-based camp, introducing middle-school girls to cutting-edge programming, computational thinking and innovative technology. The camp is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial and technical middle-school girls to explore science and technology.

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Wolfram Notebooks: Building and Sharing Technical Workflows

Wolfram Notebooks: Building and Sharing Technical Workflows
Instructor Led | SEE COURSE SCHEDULE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Wolfram Language or Mathematica.

Certification Levels: Completion

In this course you will learn how to create Wolfram Notebooks, interactive and powerful computational documents. This course shows how you can combine Wolfram Language with the notebook interface to express your ideas and develop technical workflows for data science, modeling, research, education and more. Discover how to build rich computational essays and presentations and publish to the cloud. No experience with Mathematica or Wolfram Language is required.

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Wolfram Summer School

Wolfram Summer School
Special Event | See Page for Details

Requirements: Summer School requires basic working knowledge of Wolfram Language. Applicants should be technology savvy, but they can be at various stages in their formal education or careers.

Certification Levels: Completion

A unique educational and career opportunity to learn and do projects at the frontiers of science, technology and innovation. Learn how to apply Wolfram's unique approach to creating ideas and turning them into research, products and companies.

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  • Instructor-led Courses
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Interactive Courses

Also known as MOOCs (massive open online courses), these courses are hosted on the Wolfram Cloud and allow you to interactively explore concepts using Wolfram Language functionality.

  • Self-paced with progress tracking

  • Include video lessons, exercises and problems, quizzes, exams and a scratch notebook

  • Sharable completion certificates available for all courses

  • Wolfram Level 1 proficiency certifications available for select courses

Video Lessons

Short recorded lessons that provide limited instruction on a computational topic or for using Wolfram tech.

  • Quick-start videos

  • Lessons from content experts

  • A wide variety of beginner-level lessons

  • Free to watch

Video Courses

Video series that build on preceding lessons to provide comprehensive instruction.

  • Each video course features a playlist of sequential lessons

  • Recorded by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Comprehensive coverage of a particular topic

  • Free to watch

Instructor-led Courses

Scheduled as online and in-person classes, these courses provide comprehensive instruction guided by a live instructor.

  • Registration required to reserve your seat

  • Taught by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Opportunity to pose live questions to experts in the room

  • Course completion certificates available

Archived and Special Events

Presentations by Wolfram developers, content experts and instructors.

  • Webinars on special topics and new release functionality

  • Livecoding sessions

  • Wolfram Daily Study Groups

  • Free to watch