Programming for Digital Design - 2018

Unit summary

DIG24

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2018: SP2 , SP4
  • Assessment: Exercises (20%) , Project (40%) - Learn more

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2018 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 820.00
HECS 820.00
International 1,070.00

This unit was previously known as DIG252 Internet Interactivity Design.

This unit introduces students to the fundamentals of programming for digital design. Through a series of coding exercises, students will have the opportunity to engage with current coding standards and practices, applying the skills that they learn to the development of an interactive digital design experience.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. apply fundamental programming concepts
  2. analyse interaction design problems in order to create procedural steps for a programmatic solution
  3. translate the identified procedural steps into program-efficient code
  4. evaluate and revise code to optimise its effectiveness
  5. create and implement code solutions into a user-centred digital design experience.
  • Exercises (20%)
  • Project (40%)
  • Proposal (40%)

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Fundamentals of Programming for Digital Design
2Variables and Operators
3Conditional Statements
4Loops
5Functions
6Events
7Objects
8Error Handling and Debugging

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Print based materials

  • Study Guide

Online materials

  • FAQs
  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Resources and Links

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  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
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