PTP305: Java I (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Java Programming I
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
COURSE LENGTH: 18 weeks
About the Program:
Java Programming I prepares students for careers in the IT industry. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in computer programming as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: Programming in Java is a one-semester course designed to teach students Java programming concepts using a structured approach. Students will develop Java applications and applets. Problem solving and program documentation will be emphasized.
Major Instructional Activities: Students will analyze a problem, design a solution, write the program needed to solve the problem, test the program and make the necessary corrections in the program. Activities will include hands-on programming, group and individual assignments and special projects. Students may demonstrate the ability to communicate with instructor and peers via communications software. Students will use electronic learning services to access additional resources.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Assessment will be accomplished by the successful completion of assignments. Assignments will be evaluated for structure, the correct use of programming statements, documentation, conciseness, and appropriateness of the solution to the problem. Success may be demonstrated by written tests, oral tests, class work, projects, or other means deemed appropriate by the instructor.
Course Objectives: The focus of this course will be the use of JAVA Development Kit, Java SE and Net Beans to produce a variety of interactive programs.