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CP3406 - Mobile Computing

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Software development/creation - (50%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (30%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: (CP1404 OR CP1804 AND 18 CREDIT POINTS OF CP SUBJECTS) OR (CP1404 OR CP1804 AND ADMITTANCE TO BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (COURSE CODES 102809 OR 116209)) OR (CP1404 OR CP1804 AND ADMITTANCE TO BENG BIT (COURSE CODES 112609 OR 116309 OR 103310 OR 112610)) OR (CP1404 OR CP1804 AND ADMITTANCE TO BENG BSC (COURSE CODES 102909 OR 116409 OR 102910))
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3307 CP5307

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturers: Dr Jason Holdsworth, 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

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Lecturer: Dr Cue Nguyen.
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

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturer: Dr Cue Nguyen.
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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturer: Dr KumMeng Lum.
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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturer: Dr Randy Zhu.
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

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturers: Dr Jason Holdsworth, 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

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
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

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.