- Dr Hong Wei (Associate Professor - University of Reading)
- Dr John Hunt (Chief Operating Officer - Mallon Associates International)
|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Practical||20 x 2 Hour Practicals|
|Lecture||20 x 1 Hour Lectures|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Complete mini-projects and write short report on each||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Complete mini-projects and write short report on each||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Create simple websites and deploy them using graphical tools.
Create simple games using graphical and programming tools.
Develop solutions to computational problems under guidance.
To engage students in the subject with the fun mini projects related to computer science.
The module will provide an introduction to various aspects of computer science from the perspective of creating and connecting small programs with the options of web sites and simple hardware.
Project = approx. 3 weeks.
Project-1: A simple website using GUI tools.
Project-2: Exploring graphics and data visualisation.
Project-3: A simple graphical game.
Project-4: Introduction to hardware with Arduino.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Some understanding of number will be required for accurate colour and placement|
|Communication||Yes, communication will be assessed by a well presented software solution and written report.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Yes, students will be encouraged to solve problems independently, while providing support where needed.|
|Information Technology||Yes, technology is core to the module.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||No|
|Problem solving||Problems will need to be overcome in order to develop solutions that behave and appear as intended.|
|Research skills||Use of online sources to overcome development problems and read around the subject.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Yes, web development, programming, computational thinking.|
|Team work||No, in the module the students will work independently.|
This module is at CQFW Level 3