Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 hours, comprising of three 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment:
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INFO10001 Informatics-1:Practical Computing (prior to 2011)
615-145 Concepts of Software Development 1
433-151 Introduction to Programming (Advanced)
433-171 Introduction to Programming
600-151 Informatics-1: Practical Computing
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Sean Maynard
Semester 1: Associate Professor Tim Baldwin
Semester 2: Sean Maynard
Solving problems in areas such as business, biology, physics, chemistry, engineering, humanities and social sciences often requires manipulating, analysing and visualising data through computer programming. This subject teaches students with little or no background in computer programming how to deisgn and write small programs using a high-level procedural programming language, and to solve simple problems using these skills.
The subject is the first subject in the Computing and Software Systems and the Informatics majors, and introduces students to programming and the basics of algorithmic thinking.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
To pass the subject, students must obtain at least:
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
Diploma in Informatics |
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. Core selective subjects for B-BMED.
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Working with Information |
Information Technology in Organisations
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