Imperative Programming

2020/2021

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Disclaimer.
This is an English translation of the module. In case of discrepancy between the translation and the Danish version, the Danish version of the module is valid.

PURPOSE
In this course, the student will gain insight into basic concepts such as algorithms, data structures and computer architectures

REASONS
Computers, regardless of subject area, are one of the most important problem-solving tools today. Therefore, the student must acquire a knowledge of basic computer science concepts  so they will be able to solve problems using imperative programming languages.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Development environment and compilation
  • Imperative principles
  • Data types and variables
  • Control structures
  • Functions and procedures
  • Data structures including arrays
  • Input / Output
  • Composite data structures
  • Simple algorithms (eg sorting and searching)
  • Basic testing of programs

Skills

  • write, run and test programs incorporating the above-mentioned basic concepts into the solution
  • apply correct subject terminology

Competences

both independently and in collaboration with others, implement an imperative program as a solution to a defined task

Type of instruction

Teaching is organized in accordance with the general teaching methods of the education, cf. section 17

Extent and expected workload

The student is expected to spend 27.5 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 137.5 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examImperative Programming
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Contact: Study Board for Computer Science via cs-sn@cs.aau.dk or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleImperativ programmering
Module codeDSNDATFB105
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionDanish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Computer Science
DepartmentDepartment of Computer Science
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design