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CP5632 - Programming I

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

In this subject students are introduced to fundamental principles and practices of computer programming. Students commence work on industry certifications including application scoping, wireframes, prototyping, testing, and debugging. Key topics covered are problem-solving techniques, technical writing fundamentals, Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) programming, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) design principles, and object-oriented programming fundamentals.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply fundamental application development skills in a modern programming environment;
  • describe relevant programming that support software development practices;
  • compare the technical aspects of programming languages and programming environments;
  • explain the historical development of programming languages and programming environments;
  • demonstrate best-practice clean coding techniques;
  • demonstrate self-learning with modern on-line information support resources.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1300 CP1804 CP1404

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturer: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturers: Dr Jason Holdsworth, Assoc. Professor Trina Myers.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth, Mr Ian Kirkwood
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 13-Aug-2015
Lecturer: Dr Cue Nguyen.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (10%); coding project (20%).

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.