Introduction to Programming
University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewIntroduces the key skills of problem solving and computer programming, including the elementary programming concepts of documentation, data elements, sequence, selection, and iteration.LEARNING OUTCOMES1. 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.CONTENTProgramming language syntaxElementary programming concepts and structuresProblem analysis techniquesProgram design and developmentDocumentation techniquesTesting and debugging techniquesUse of programs to manipulate multimedia filesASSUMED KNOWLEDGENone.ASSESSMENT ITEMSWritten Assignment: Programming assignmentQuiz: QuizIn Term Test: Programming testsFormal Examination: Final Examination
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.