Higher Nationals in Engineering

Overview - Unit 112: Computer Programming Techniques

This week will focus on starting the design of the game or simulation required for Assessments 1 and 3. Students will also start their first Java Program in preparation for Assessment 2

Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to design and develop code using structured programming methods
  2. Be able to produce appropriate documentation for a given program application


  1. 11/May/2016 Assessment A112.1: Software Design Final

Week 1 Lesson 1 Activities - Software Design (20-Apr-2016)

  1. Listen to a presentation on Software Engineering
  2. Create a written summary of the proposed game or simulation
  3. Decide on a Name for the Game or Simulation
  4. Get the proposed game or simulation agreed by management
  5. Set up the Visual Paradigm Shared Repository
  6. Create a Use Case Diagram Summarising the game or simulation

Week 1 Lesson 2 Activities - Software Design (20-Apr-2016)

  1. Create a free account on Teamwork Projects
  2. Create a Project Plan and assign use cases to team members
  3. Document each Use Case

Useful Resources

Lesson Index