This module aims to provide an introduction to computer programming that emphasises
good programming practice and using the computer in a methodical and effective manner.
We assume that you have no prior knowledge of the subject and thus begin from first
principles. the module provides you, the novice, with practical instruction in the
application of fundamental programming techniques. Whilst the focus is on the correct use
of programming language, good design practice is emphasised throughout.
The module is assessed by:
You are expected to have completed the exercises shown in the schedule
by the end of the corresponding week. E.g., the material in chapter 9 will be
covered in the week beginning 6/11 so the exercises Ch9a.c and Ch9b.c should be
completed by 10/11.
We will check that workbooks are being completed satisfactorily. Each student
can expect their workbook to be checked up to three times during the semester. As you
will be completing parts of the workbook during tutorial and lab sessions it is
vital that you bring it with you each time.
The completed workbook must be submitted
by the end of the semester. The deadline for submitting your workbook is:
Workbook submission deadline: Friday 1 December, 2000.
Passing the module Unlike most other subjects, you will not be awarded a percentage
mark for this module. Instead you will be given one of the following grades:-