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CP1200 - Introduction to Programming 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

This subject is a broad introduction to computer programming. A number of themes are explored including procedural programming, object-oriented programming, the fundamental elements and concepts of programming, problem solving techniques using algorithmic development, and GUI programming skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the behaviour of simple programs, involving the fundamental programming constructs;
  • appreciate the methods and concepts required to program a computer program;
  • apply problem solving techniques such as divide and conquer, and recursion;
  • develop a basic knowledge of GUI programming and event-handling.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP2200

Availabilities

Beijing UT, Study Period 69, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2010
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

Cairns, Study Period 7, Block
Census Date 08-Jul-2010
Face to face teaching 21-Jun-2010 to 16-Jul-2010 (Face to face dates are yet to be determined)
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 19 hours lectures
  • 19 hours tutorials
  • 38 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 15-Apr-2010
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Dr Cue Nguyen.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 12-Aug-2010
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 09-Dec-2010
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 22-Jul-2010
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 18-Nov-2010
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

Townsville, Study Period 7, Block
Census Date 08-Jul-2010
Face to face teaching 21-Jun-2010 to 16-Jul-2010 (Face to face dates are yet to be determined)
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:
  • 19 hours lectures
  • 19 hours tutorials
  • 38 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10% - 15%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (25% - 30%).

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.