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CP1401 - Problem Solving and Programming I

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Townsville external offering is required for the online Bachelor of Education (Primary) as part of the maths/numeracy specialisation

In this subject, students will learn problem-solving and coding skills to develop solutions to IT-related problems. Students will apply problem-solving techniques including decomposition, flowcharts and algorithm design. Basic programming using Python will be introduced including the use of selection, repetition and functions. This subject forms a foundation for further programming subjects.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply problem-solving techniques to develop algorithms in the IT context;
  • apply basic programming concepts to develop solutions.

Subject Assessment

  • Performance/Practice/Product > Software development/creation - (60%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (40%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Practical attendance is mandatory in this subject. A student who fails to attend and demonstrate their attempt to at least 70% of practical, must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why they should be permitted to sit the final exam or submit the final assessment task.

Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1801 CP1200 CP2200 EG1002 CP5639

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Mr Kwang Lim.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Dr Shailey Chawla.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures, Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals, Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures, Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals, Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Study Period 86, External
Census Date 04-Nov-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 65 hours - Online resources including readings, embedded quizzes.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

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.