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CP5639 - Problem Solving and Programming I

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
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

Cairns, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 10-Mar-2022
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 10-Mar-2022
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Jun-2022
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 06-Oct-2022
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 07-Apr-2022
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 04-Aug-2022
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 01-Dec-2022
Workload expectations:

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

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

Trimester 1, External
Census Date 10-Mar-2022
Workload expectations:

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

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

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.