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CP5639 - Problem Solving and Programming I

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

In this subject students will develop analytical skills and problem solving techniques to develop solutions and/or decision-making competence. Students will learn the principles of data-driven problem solving using techniques including decomposition, flowcharts and algorithm design. In this subject, basic programming using Python with Microsoft Excel will be introduced. This subject forms a foundation for further programming subjects.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe problem-solving techniques in the IT context;
  • define basic programming concepts;
  • apply problem solving and visualisation techniques in Microsoft Excel basics for decision support;
  • demonstrate basic knowledge of programming using Python with Microsoft Excel;
  • apply coding best practices in order to improve code quality.
Assumed
Knowledge:
AQF Level 7
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1401 CP1801 CP1200 CP2200

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Dianna Hardy.
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
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (30%); assignments (25%); assignments (25%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Dianna Hardy
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
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (30%); assignments (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
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
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (30%); essays (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
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
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (30%); essays (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Dianna Hardy
Lecturer: Dr Shailey Chawla.
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
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (30%); essays (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Dianna Hardy
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
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (30%); essays (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Dianna Hardy
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
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (30%); essays (25%); assignments (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Dianna Hardy
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
Assessment: presentations (20%); tutorial attendance and participation (30%); essays (25%); assignments (25%).

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.