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Kursusnavn (dansk):Introductory Programming 
Kursusnavn (engelsk):Introductory Programming 
Semester:Efterår 2013 
Udbydes, softwareudvikling og -teknologi (sdt) 
Omfang i ECTS:7,50 
Min. antal deltagere:12 
Forventet antal deltagere:40 
Maks. antal deltagere:60 
Formelle forudsætninger:You should be able to use your computer to send e-mails, browse the web, install new software, and use a command prompt e.g. a "DOS-window" under Windows.

You don't need any programming experience to take this course.
Study structure
This course is mandatory for students who are enrolled on the Development Technology track on SDT. 
Læringsmål:After the course the student should be able to:

  • Solve small programming tasks in Java using simple data types, arrays,
    loops, methods, classes, and objects.
  • Implement programs with simple input/output.
  • Implement programs with simple Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs).
  • Use selected class libraries. Therefore, you should be able to characterize the functionality of a Java class based on its documentation.
  • Structure programs using the notions of inheritance, interfaces, method
    signatures, and exceptions.
Fagligt indhold:This course or equivalent is a prerequisite for most technical courses at the IT University.
The course will introduce programming in Java and object-oriented programming in general.

Among others, the following topics will be introduced:

  • Variables, types, and values
  • Expressions, statements, loops, and methods
  • Recursion
  • Arrays and Strings
  • Classes and objects
  • Class hierarchies, inheritance, and interfaces
  • Exceptions
  • Graphical user interfaces
Læringsaktiviteter:14 ugers undervisning bestående af forelæsninger og øvelser

There will be 8 mandatory exercises which must be handed in and approved in order to register for the exam.


See the schedule here:
link to the time table
The schedule will be available shortly before the beginning of the term.

Submission/completion of mandatory activities before Friday 30 November 2012 at 15:00. 

Obligatoriske aktivititer:There will be 8 mandatory exercises which must be handed in and approved in order to register for the exam. 
Eksamensform og -beskrivelse:X. experimental examination form (7-scale; external exam), 7-trins-skala, Ekstern censur

The assignment for the production, to be submitted as a part of the examination, is released 24 hours before the submission deadline (see under 'Examination dates for the course'). The submission is to be done in two manners: One copy (DVD/CR-ROM) are to be submitted to the Examination Office within the set deadline (see the section on 'Examination dates for the course'). The other is to be submitted electronically in the manner specified by the course manager, also within the deadline. Please note, that the productions may be subjected to a test for plagiarism.

The duration of the oral examination is 30 minutes. The mark (grade) is given on the basis of the oral examination and the production.

NB: Because of a possible transition to learnit, the practicalities concerning product delivery detailed above may change slightly.  

Litteratur udover forskningsartikler:Cay S. Horstmann: Big Java Early Objects, Fifth Edition
ISBN: 9781118318775 
Følgende personer underviser på kurset:
NavnStillingUndervisertypeIndsats (%)
Jacob Avlund Ekstern lektor(ITU) Kursusansvarlig 100
Radoslav Todorov Undervisningsassistent(ITU) Hjælpelærer 0
Vlad Manea Hjælpelærer(ITU) Hjælpelærer 0
Anne Kato Ipsen Undervisningsassistent(ITU) Hjælpelærer 0

Afholdelse (tid og sted)
Kurset afholdes på følgende tid og sted:
Mandag 17.00-18.50 Forelæsning ITU 5A14/16
Mandag 19.00-20.50 Øvelser ITU 5A14/16

Eksamen afholdes på følgende tid og sted:
2013-12-11 No later than 2PM Skriftlige arbejder ITU Study Affairs and Programmes
2014-01-02 contact course manager Mundtlig eksamen ITU 2A12
2014-01-03 contact course manager Mundtlig eksamen ITU 2A12
2014-01-06 contact course manager Mundtlig eksamen ITU 2A12
2014-01-07 contact course manager Mundtlig eksamen ITU 2A12