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Area/Catalogue
COMP 3021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105284

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To provide students with an understanding of both the theory and practice of agile development methodologies, and to enable students to develop applications within the Microsoft .NET environment.

Course content

Agile concepts – lifecycles, team structures, methodologies (e.g., XP, Crystal, Scrum), the Agile manifesto.
XP in Detail: Pair programming, informative workplace, customer involvement, user stories, project velocity, coding standards, development environments, test driven development, release planning, risk management, iteration planning, user stories, estimation, incremental requirements, refactoring, simple design, incremental design and architecture, spike solutions, performance optimisation, exploratory testing, frequent iterative releases, version control, continuous integration, collective code ownership, lightweight documentation.
NET: Languages, development environments, coding styles, API, development in a .NET language, including user interface design and integration with an SQL database.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMP 1040 Programming Fundamentals

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 2 hours x 13 weeks
Workshop 1 hour x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 2 hours x 13 weeks
Workshop 1 hour x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online (On-line materials, moderated discussion boards and other on-line interactions) N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Programming 1400 words 30% N/A
Programming 1400 words 30% N/A
Programming 1700 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Programming 1400 words 30% N/A
Programming 1400 words 30% N/A
Programming 1700 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Programming 1400 words 30% N/A
Programming 1400 words 30% N/A
Programming 1700 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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