Learn how to design and build interactive software. You’ll explore how teams work together in collaborative practices, then tackle group software development tasks and individual programming tasks. Incorporate design principles and a range of technologies.
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Equipment requirements - 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
Software requirements - Please refer students to link for requirements:
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.
Travel requirements - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination for this subject.
Other requirements -
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.
Software development is a collaborative undertaking that requires the integration of different technologies to build elegant and intuitive solutions. This subject introduces you to the fundamentals of software production. Helping you to develop a strong understanding of how data is represented and manipulated within a computer system, you will solve problems in a series of individual and collaborative software development tasks. Your capacity for critical thinking, analysis and complex problem solving will be extended as you build interactive software in a high-level programming language, applying your skills to effectively communicate design choices. With the Australian Government predicting very strong future growth for the sector, highly skilled professionals who can harness the tools of modern software development are in demand.
All assessment tasks must be attempted in order to pass the unit.
Final Examination: 2 hrs 15 mins duration. It is mandatory to pass the Final Examination in order to pass this unit.
Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5
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