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SER203 - Programming and Visualisation

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2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Matthew Joordens
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

Weeks 1 - 5: 1x2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, weeks 6-11: 1 x 3 hour studio per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

1 x 1 hour online seminar per week (weeks 1-5), 1 x 1 hour online studio per week (weeks 6-11)

Content

In a world where products are developed inside 3D virtual environments more being physically created, the ability to use high level programming and 3D visualisation is becoming more important.
This unit develops skills in programming with a focus on model/environment using a 3D simulation package.

 

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit

At the completion of this unit students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Develop and apply programming skills on various platforms

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO5: Problem solving

ULO2

Develop and apply basics skills in 3D visualisation/simulation packages

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving

ULO3

Demonstrate communication skills of engineering methods in programming

GLO2: Communication
GLO3: Digital literacy

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year.

Assessment

 
Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Project 1 Students will be required to submit the software and 3D package required to demonstrate the 3D model. 40% Week 5
Project 2 Students will be required to submit the software and 3D package required to demonstrate the 3D model. 40% Week 10
Report

Based on a rubric, a 10 page report detailing how the project was put together, the methods used and a reflection on the development process.

Students are also required to include the documented source code for the project.
20% Week 12

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.

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