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CP5639 - Problem Solving and Programming I

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
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

  • Invigilated > Presentations - (20%)
  • Invigilated > Tutorial attendance and participation - (30%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (25%)
  • Assignments - (25%).
Assumed
Knowledge:
AQF Level 7
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1401 CP1801 CP1200 CP2200

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
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 03-Dec-2020
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 09-Apr-2020
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 09-Apr-2020
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Mrs Laura Antochi.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Lecturer: Mrs Laura Antochi.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Lecturer: Mrs Laura Antochi.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 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.