Courses & Units

Programming Principles ZAT113

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

  • principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
  • reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
  • ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry.

You will develop plans that enable you to set goals and implement actions for self-development. You, as the student, will monitor, review and adapt these plans throughout the unit and course in your Practice Manual[1], with the support of the P&P Coaches[2].

Although the ILOs for P&P units (101-108) are the same, when paired with the discipline unit they are assessed in different contexts with different theory components. Therefore, the P&P ILOs are not technically being assessed more than once due to the differentiation that occurs in the discipline unit.

PROPOSED

This unit introduces the concepts of software design and development in the context of computer programming. You will learn how to design, manage, and evaluate projects that solve real-world cyber security problems through industry best practice and design methodologies. You will learn to write programs for cyber security using the python language and how to apply programming practices in industry using concepts such as efficiency, formatting, interfacing, and documenting.

This unit also incorporates learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, for you to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.

You will be introduced to:

- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice

- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios

- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations

- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry

Summary

Unit name Programming Principles
Unit code ZAT113
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Technologies
Coordinator

Mikaela Seabourne

Teaching staff

Mikaela Seabourne, Ana Lobo

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Term 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 2 On-Campus Domestic

Key

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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 2 27/4/2020 18/5/2020 2/6/2020 3/7/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

1.          Identify and explain principles of software design

2.         Apply industry methodologies to project development

3.         Apply coding techniques to develop programs that solve real-world problems

4.         Employ discipline-specific skills and knowledge to complete tasks

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 020103

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Teaching material and tutorial support will be provided weekly through MyLo during the term.

Students will be required to attend two to three on campus  practical sessions per term (2-3 hours per session).

Internet access is required for this course as students are required to access study materials provided online through MyLO. Please log into MyLO on the first day of each teaching period.

Assessment

AT1: Weekly Programming Tasks (30%)

AT2: Project Proposal (30%)

AT3: Development Project (40%)

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Textbooks

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