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CP3406 - Mobile Computing

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject enables students to explore the mobile ecosystem by creating mobile applications. Students will learn how to design, test, and deploy mobile applications using a modern mobile platform. The subject gives students an opportunity to appreciate and understand the capabilities of modern mobile devices by creating mobile applications that feature gesture control, device motion, GPS positioning, and social network interoperability.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain practical experience using the software components of a modern mobile platform, and the hardware components of modern mobile devices;
  • Create and deploy mobile applications that adhere to the guidelines of a modern mobile platform;
  • Appreciate major aspects of the mobile ecosystem and how they relate to the knowledge economy;
  • Evaluate and discuss the technical aspects of mobile computing.
Prerequisites: (CP1404 OR CP1804 AND 18 CREDIT POINTS OF CP SUBJECTS) OR ADMITTANCE TO BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (COURSE CODES 102809 OR 116209) OR ADMITTANCE TO BENG BIT (COURSE CODES 112609 OR 116309 OR 103310 OR 112610) OR AND ADMITTANCE TO BENG BSC (COURSE CODES 102909 OR 116409 OR 102910)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3307 CP5307

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Lecturer: Dr Dmitry Konovalov.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 50 hours - Combined lectures, practicals, and lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project 1 (20%); project 2 (30%); subject participation (30%); technical presentation (20%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Workload expectations:

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

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project 1 (20%); project 2 (30%); subject participation (30%); technical presentation (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturer: Dr Dmitry Konovalov.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 50 hours - Combined lectures, practicals, and lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project 1 (20%); project 2 (30%); subject participation (30%); technical presentation (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturer: Mr Raymond Ching.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 50 hours - Combined lectures, practicals, and lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project 1 (20%); project 2 (30%); subject participation (30%); technical presentation (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Workload expectations:

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

  • 50 hours - Combined lectures, practicals, and lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: project 1 (20%); project 2 (30%); subject participation (30%); technical presentation (20%).

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.