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CP3307 - Mobile Technology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

This subject introduces mobile technologies and applications for individuals, organisations, and communities. The topics covered include mobile programming, mobile user interfaces, wireless communications, location aware applications, and current technological trends in mobile business and innovations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Experience programming mobile devices with an appreciation of the inherent software and hardware limitations of mobile devices;
  • Understand the important features and functionality of mobile devices such as location awareness, wireless communications, user interfaces, and interaction design;
  • Gain practical experience using current APIs, toolkits, and platforms;
  • Develop an appreciation of contemporary and emerging mobile technology and related innovations;
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge of deploying software on mobile devices.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Prerequisites: CP1300
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP5307

Availabilities

Beijing UT, Study Period 68, Internal
Census Date 28-Jun-2012
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); project (30%); coding challenges (20%).

Beijing UT, Study Period 69, Internal
Census Date 13-Dec-2012
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); project (30%); coding challenges (20%).

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); project (30%); coding challenges (20%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); project (30%); coding challenges (20%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); project (30%); coding challenges (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); project (30%); coding challenges (20%).

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