Jul 17, 2019
This course is designed with beginners in mind, and it is an excellent introduction to SQL. I intend to further my knowledge of SQL after taking this course. The instructor did a terrific job.
Jun 08, 2019
Great introductory to the SQL programming. This will definitely not only add another programming skill but also give me more capabilities programming in SAS. I would recommend this to anyone.
von Greg L•
Nov 24, 2017
Quizzes poorly and ambiguously worded, database carelessly extracted
von David A•
Oct 08, 2019
It could be harder with some excersice that make the student search
von Daniel E•
Jan 05, 2020
Good content but the questions are badly worded and need updating.
von Melissa V•
Apr 28, 2018
Need to take a more in-depth class to fully understand this class.
von Matt E•
Apr 02, 2018
You can learn this stuff on your own. You don't need a course.
von liqi x•
Dec 24, 2019
not enough teaching examples, could be tough for beginner
von Phillipe S S R•
Jan 03, 2018
Quiz and graded materials not available for free.
von Hari G•
Dec 11, 2019
Too much theory and very little or no practice
May 04, 2018
Good general basic introductions.
von Renuka G•
Dec 20, 2019
von Chen G•
Feb 16, 2019
von Jennifer S•
Jul 17, 2019
These lectures seem incomplete. For several sections, I had to Google more information to understand the lecture topic.
This course is listed as a beginner level course with no prerequisite, but throughout the lessons I felt like I was missing some key basic information. The course recommendation is 20 hours, 3-5 hours a week. The first week fell into that parameter, but after that the hours required increased each week, with the last week being about twelve hours including the final project.
Ideally, this course considers adding in more complete explanations for the examples in the lectures (including outputs), more practice coding, and more depth on exploring data and making inferences from your queries.
von Shira G•
Oct 22, 2019
Few suggestions for improvement:
1. provide a worksheet that summarizes all the material in a simple manner. It exists in many other sites so it shouldn't be a problem to provide this
2. In the quizzes and assignments - it would help to give a hand when the student does not understand the question or makes mistakes. to say "correct" or 'incorrect" is not enough.
3. the final exam is in no way align with the level of the classes.
and the worse thing is that in the forum it seems that a lot of students have complained but nothing has changed... therefore I would not recommend this course.
von Charles M•
Sep 16, 2019
There are 3 major issues with this course: 1. the instructor appears to be reading from a teleprompter and constantly struggles with her text, making the lectures both distracting and soporific. The cheerleading ('Are you excited about joins yet?') doesn't do anything to change that. 2. Some portions of the final assignments are poorly worded and the mentors aren't active. 3. There is a huge backlog for assignment grading which is frustrating and causes the discussion threads to be polluted by students asking for others to grade their assignment.
von Tyler G•
Feb 04, 2020
Poorly-taught, poorly-presented. Course materials had too many grammar mistakes and typos; lesson content insufficiently practiced in assignments, some not used at all; subject matter often barely explained, and no consideration given for complexity of topics--all described at same pace, with same scant amount of examples; production rushed and lazy: instructor clearly filmed lectures without sufficient practice--frequent verbal gaffes that could/should have been edited out or avoided in multiple takes.
Feb 11, 2018
Although the structure of the course is well organised the assignments and videos contain lots of mistakes. I had to spent a lot of time by searching in the internet what is wrong in my code to realise that the instructor code was wrong as well and should not work (although they provide the results as it works just fine). Moreover, some questions are written not clearly and the explanations in the videos lack advanced examples while talking a lot about unnecessary things.
von Gregory B•
May 14, 2019
If I hadn't already been a little familiar with SQL before this I would have been pretty lost for a lot of this. A lot of the information presented could have used a little more details.
The quizzes often asked questions that involved material that wasn't in the course, as did the coding parts.
At the end of the day, I have had better experiences with some of the free courses available online (and learned more from them).
von Svetlana G•
Oct 08, 2019
Good overview of SQL principals but very little practical information.
Tasks don't show correct solution so if you don't know how to solve it - you will never learn it.
Very poor support from admins/moderators. Even questions related to technical issues will stay unanswered. So again - if you didn't understand something from videos or have question outside of the scope - you will not learn it from this course.
Feb 06, 2018
The course gives basic elements of SQL, but there is no practice in the course (beside graded assignments), code is shown only in presentation (you cannot copy and and see how it works), and learning SQL without constant practice is nearly impossible. The peer graded assignment is messy.
von Katarzyna D•
Jun 15, 2018
Course is very theoretical, the teachers just reads presentation with SQL functions, there's no way to actually learn SQL by listening to it. Also she doesn't provide information about essentials of databases, so the beginners may not understand the concept of it.
von Tomás L•
Dec 11, 2018
The mistakes in the presentations and the massive ambiguity in the final assignment were a complete letdown for me. All in all, I did learn everything that was taught, but I wonder how much of that was made possible thanks to my previous experience in IT.
von Eva P•
Mar 26, 2018
Good course to learn the basics but not worth the price you pay. Until week 3, everything is fine, but week 4 is a disaster. The final assignment is very confusing and sometimes it is hard to know what you are being asked. Not recommended.
von Ligeng X•
Sep 28, 2018
A little too easy, not challenging at all, given this is a beginner level class, I'll give it two stars. You could finish the whole course on Saturday if you get up early plus Sunday if you do not.
von Darren R•
Sep 27, 2019
The structure and guidance provided on the final assignment was very poor, resulting in far more time required to complete than expected.
von Carolina E•
Jun 24, 2019
The teacher was not readily available to answer questions. The course was alright but I do not feel prepared to use my skills yet.