Course syllabus - Programming Mobile Applications, 7.5 credits
Autumn semester 2021
G1F (First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements).
School of Innovation, Design and Engineering
Course literature is preliminary up to 8 weeks before course start. Course literature can be valid over several semesters.
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Akademin för innovation, design och teknik,
The course introduces the student to the development of mobile applications for different applications and platforms. The course aims to provide basic theoretical and practical knowledge of mobile applications and developing them in a robust, efficient and standardised manner. The course is preparatory to professional work with mobile development.
After completing the course the student shall be able to:
1. Construct and develop mobile applications.
2. Show how human-computer interaction and social and ethical aspects are considered in the solution or application.
3. Explain and motivate design choices which are related to the solution or application.
The course introduces the student to theories and methods that are important in development of mobile applications.The course will also cover important parts of the field of human- computer interaction that are relevant for mobile units. Social and ethical aspects (incl. privacy issues) are also integrated into the course.
Object-Oriented Programming 7,5 credits and Data structures, algorithms and program development 7,5 credits or corresponding.
Written assignment (INL1), 1,5 credits, examines the learning outcomes 2 and 3, marks Fail (U) or Pass (G).
Laboratory work (LAB1), 2 credits, examines the learning outcomes 1 and 3, marks Fail (U) or Pass (G).
Project (PRO1), 4 credits, examines the learning outcome 1), marks Fail (U), 3, 4 or 5.
A student who has a certificate from MDH regarding a disability has the opportunity to submit a request for supportive measures during written examinations or other forms of examination, in accordance with the Rules and Regulations for Examinations at First-cycle and Second-cycle Level at Mälardalen University (2016/0601). It is the examiner who takes decisions on any supportive measures, based on what kind of certificate is issued, and in that case which measures are to be applied.
Suspicions of attempting to deceive in examinations (cheating) are reported to the Vice-Chancellor, in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance, and are examined by the University’s Disciplinary Board. If the Disciplinary Board considers the student to be guilty of a disciplinary offence, the Board will take a decision on disciplinary action, which will be a warning or suspension.Study guide
Grading scale: 5, 4, 3
Interim Regulations and Other Regulations
The course completely overlaps with CDT224 Programming Mobile Applications with .NET and DVA217 Programming of mobile applications.