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CP1200 - Introduction to Programming 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

This subject is a broad introduction to computer programming. A number of themes are explored including procedural programming, object-oriented programming, the fundamental elements and concepts of programming, problem solving techniques using algorithmic development, and GUI programming skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the behaviour of simple programs, involving the fundamental programming constructs;
  • appreciate the methods and concepts required to program a computer program;
  • apply problem solving techniques such as divide and conquer, and recursion;
  • develop a basic knowledge of GUI programming and event-handling.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP2200 CP1401 CP1801 EG1002

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturers: Mr Eugene McArdle, Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).

Townsville, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 10-Jul-2014
Face to face teaching 23-Jun-2014 to 18-Jul-2014 (Face to face dates are 10am- 5pm Monday to Friday from 23 June to 18 July, 2014)
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturers: Mr Eugene McArdle, Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturers: Mr Eugene McArdle, Dr Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).

Cairns, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 10-Jul-2014
Face to face teaching 23-Jun-2014 to 18-Jul-2014 (Face to face dates are 10am- 5pm Monday to Friday from 23 June to 18 July, 2014)
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturers: Dr Jason Holdsworth, Mr Eugene McArdle, Dr Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Mr Kwang Lim.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Mr Kwang Lim.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Mr Kwang Lim.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Beijing UT, Internal, Study Period 68
Census Date 29-May-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).

Beijing UT, Internal, Study Period 69
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Lecturer: Dr Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%); practical activity (10%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.