- Mr Martin Hall (Senior Teaching Fellow - UCL Entre for Languages and International Education)
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Written Exam Written examination (2 hours)||40%|
|Semester Assessment||Practical work Practical work||40%|
|Semester Assessment||Presentation Presentation||20%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Written Exam Written examination||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Practical work Practical work||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Use technical language in English connected to computer programming and the web, both written and verbal.
Create simple programs in the chosen high level programming language
Create simple websites using HTML5 and CSS3.
The module will provide an overview of computer science and provide an introduction to programming concepts and the web. This module aims to provide an overview of computer science, including knowledge of the main components of a computer, programming environments and programming constructs. The practical work associated with the module will involve learning the basics of a high level programming language such as Java or Python and the basics of the web, such as building static web pages using HTML.
2) To introduce students to the basics of programming in a high level language.
3) To familiarise students with the concept of the web and the basics of building a website using HTML 5 and CSS 3.
Unit-0 Introduction: Computers and how they work
Unit-1 Programming Paradigm: Programming languages, elements, concepts, and types.
Unit-2 Programming language overview and the basic language elements: Language structure, conventions, variables, constants, data types, operators, expressions, statements, blocks.
Unit-3 Conditionals and loops: if-else, switch, break, continue, for, while, do-while, arrays.
Unit-4 Introduction to web-technology: Internet vs web, outline of internet protocols and layering
Unit 5: Basics of web designing: Anatomy of a website, presentations and layouts, hosting and domains, and web development tools.
Unit-6 HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) 5: Basic and advanced tags.
Unit-7 CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) 3: Typography, consistency, types of styles, specifying class within HTML document, text rollovers.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Yes, will need to have / gain some numerical understanding for programming exercises|
|Communication||Developed by practical reports and presentation|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Yes, need to do some independent work|
|Information Technology||Yes, programming and web development and use of word processing and presentation software.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Aimed at preparing for CS (related) degree, leading to a career in that area.|
|Problem solving||Yes, programming requires solving problems|
|Research skills||Yes, need to read around subject|
|Subject Specific Skills||Programming and web development|
|Team work||Some work may be done as a small group or pairs|
This module is at CQFW Level 3