Introduction to Programming

Course code INFT1004Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Introduces the key skills of problem solving and computer programming, including the elementary programming concepts of documentation, data elements, sequence, selection, and iteration.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
OurimbahSemester 1
UoN SingaporeTrimester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students will have the ability to:
1. Comprehend the essential elements of procedural programming;
2. Comprehend a programming problem and design a solution;
3. Code a solution to a problem;
4. Test and document program solutions.
Content1. Programming language syntax
2. Elementary programming concepts and structures
3. Problem analysis techniques
4. Program design and development
5. Documentation techniques
6. Testing and debugging techniques
7. Use of programs to manipulate multimedia files
Replacing Course(s)INFT1030 Applications Programming 1
TransitionCredit cannot be obtained for both INFT1030 and INFT1004.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNone.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Computer Lab
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassComputer laboratory tests.
Essays / Written AssignmentsAssignments
Examination: FormalFinal Examination.
Quiz - On-line
Contact HoursComputer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for INFT1004