Programming and User Interface Design
University of Stirling
Area of Study
Taught In English
Introduction to Computer Science
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewBy the end of the module students will: understand the principles of programming in a general-purpose, highlevel, imperative programming language (Java) with emphasis on object-orientation and graphical userinterfaces; be able to write, compile and test medium-sized Java applications using the BlueJ integrateddevelopment environment; be able to apply good practice in program construction, and internal programdocumentation; have a practical knowledge of programming graphical user interfaces; understand the basicprinciples of usability and good design, particularly as applied to program and Web interfaces, but also in moregeneral situations; know and be able to apply practical guidelines for making interfaces more usable;understand the basics of computing accessibility issues for the disabled.Students will be required to demonstrate the ability to apply theory and techniques to unseen problemswithout reference to notes, and to work independently and under a time constraint.
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