COMPSCI 235 : Software Development Methodologies
2020 Semester Two (1205) (15 POINTS)
Capabilities Developed in this Course
|Capability 1:||Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice|
|Capability 2:||Critical Thinking|
|Capability 3:||Solution Seeking|
|Capability 4:||Communication and Engagement|
- Explain fundamental concepts of software development processes, including software development lifecycle, phases, iterations, and practices. (Capability 1)
- Explain and apply agile methodologies for software development. (Capability 1, 2 and 3)
- Explain and apply basic techniques of requirements elicitation and modelling, including basic data modelling. (Capability 1, 2 and 3)
- Explain and apply programming best practices, including coding style standards, code documentation, common coding errors, defensive programming, code reviews, debugging and refactoring. (Capability 1, 2, 3 and 4)
- Explain the main concepts of development tools and be able to use their basic features, including application frameworks, integrated development environments, build tools, defect tracking tools and version control repositories. (Capability 1 and 2)
- Explain and apply concepts of software testing, including test cases and test suites, testing frameworks and coverage criteria. (Capability 1, 2 and 3)
- Communicate effectively about software to their peers. (Capability 4)
- Apply programming and software development skills in a practical task. (Capability 1 and 3)
|Post Lecture Quizzes||5%||Individual Coursework|
|Assessment Type||Learning Outcome Addressed|
|Post Lecture Quizzes|
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