Introduction to Programming

University of Newcastle

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Programming

  • Host University

    University of Newcastle

  • Location

    Newcastle, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Computer Programming

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduces the key skills of problem solving and computer programming, including the elementary programming concepts of documentation, data elements, sequence, selection, and iteration.
    LEARNING OUTCOMES
    1. Comprehend the concepts of Object-Oriented and event-driven programming;
    2. Comprehend a programming problem and design a solution;
    3. Code a solution to a problem;
    4. Test and document program solutions.
    CONTENT
    Programming language syntax
    Elementary programming concepts and structures
    Problem analysis techniques
    Program design and development
    Documentation techniques
    Testing and debugging techniques
    Use of programs to manipulate multimedia files
    ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE
    None.
    ASSESSMENT ITEMS
    Written Assignment: Programming assignment
    Quiz: Quiz
    In Term Test: Programming tests
    Formal Examination: Final Examination

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.