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Upon completion of this subject, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of fundamental principles of procedural programming;
- construct programs using visual and bespoke educational languages for data processing;
- demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts of open-loop and closed-loop control of robots and digital devices;
- demonstrate an understanding of principles of mark-up languages and their use in the World Wide Web;
- demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between visual and textual programming languages; and
- demonstrate an understanding of social, ethical and legal issues related to information technology and the history.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- SoftwareDetails - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
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Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
The subject is designed to prepare your for the study of professional programming languages in computer science or information technology degrees.
Assessment 1: Computational assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-2 Assessment 2: Computational assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Assessment 3: Computational assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 4: Computational assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Quizzes: 10 Quizzes at 3% each. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-6 Take Home Examination: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-6
- Assessment 1 (10%)
- Assessment 2 (10%)
- Assessment 3 (10%)
- Assessment 4 (10%)
- Quizzes (30%)
- Take Home Examination (30%)
Blown to Bits: You Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion
Abelson, H., Ledeen, K. and Lewis, H
Computational Thinking: First Algorithms, Then Code
Ferragina, P. and Luccio, F.
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.