MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

CSE2MAX

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is an introduction to mobile application development, including programming paradigms, models, technologies and platforms. Topics include the design of mobile applications, and their implementation on popular platforms such as Android, iOS and Windows (mobile versions). The unique considerations for programming with mobile devices will be studied, including application architectures, mobile user interface issues, context- aware computing, the use of mobile sensing, middleware, mobile data management, and programming with wireless connections. Cross-platform development on a range of mobile and wearable form factors will be discussed, from smartphones, to tablets of varying sizes.




SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBAIO and have passed CSE1IOX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMobile application developmentRecommendedDidasko Digital 2018Didasko
ReadingsProfessional Android, 4th EditionRecommendedReto Meier, Ian LakeWiley
ReadingsAndroid Programming: TheRecommendedBill Phillips, Chris Stewart, Kristin Marsicano (2019)Pearson
ReadingsBig Nerd Ranch Guide, 4thRecommendedChristian Keur, AaronPearson
ReadingsReact Native in Action_p1RecommendedNader Dabit (2019)Manning

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Compare and contrast the characteristics of the mobile computing and desktop environments.

Activities:
Online topics from the prescribed learning content and lectures on mobile computing and examples of mobile applications will form the core learning. Self- paced online practical activities, quizzes and webinars will be used to reinforce the learning

02. Design and develop mobile applications for different mobile devices using a mobile technology.

Activities:
Lectures covering a range of examples, illustrating the paradigms, architectures and design principles as well as programming examples will also be shown. Online topics from the prescribed learning content. Self- paced online practical activities, quizzes and webinars will be used to reinforce the learning

03. Build mobile applications based on the notion of context- aware computing, including sensors and location services.

Activities:
Lectures on context-aware computing. Self- paced online practical activities, quizzes and webinars will be used to reinforce the learning

04. Design and develop mobile platforms for cross-platform deployment.

Activities:
Webinars will be used to demonstrate the skills and techniques on how to use several common features in mobile devices when creating Android apps

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 39
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 37 - 48
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 50
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A research report on mobile application development (500-words equivalent) A research report on mobile application development.15 01
Practical scenario-based report (2,000-words equivalent)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications for the smartphone and mobile devices on one platform40 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on cross-platform mobile application (1,500-words-equiv.)A practical scenario-based report on design and development of mobile applications using cross platform technologies30 04
One 30-minute online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions used to test the theoretical knowledge of students on the related topics15 02, 04