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CP5639 - Problem Solving and Programming I

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

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. Students will research developments in the field of programming languages and environments over recent times. 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;
  • examine the historical development of programming languages and environments.

Subject Assessment

  • Performance/Practice/Product > Software development/creation - (50%) - Individual
  • Report and Presentation - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (30%) - Individual.
Assumed
Knowledge:
AQF Level 7
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1401 CP1801 CP1200 CP2200

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
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.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
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.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:

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

  • 56 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:

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

  • 56 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
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.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

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

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

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

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

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

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

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
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.

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

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

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

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

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
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.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops
  • 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.