TRON07015 2013 Mobile Applications Programming

General Details

Full Title
Mobile Applications Programming
Transcript Title
Mobile Apps
Code
TRON07015
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
TRON - Electronics
Department
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Fergal Henry, Ian Craig
Programme Membership
SG_ETRON_J07 201800 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering in Electronic Engineering SG_ETRON_B07 201600 Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering SG_EELCO_B07 201700 Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic and Computer Engineering SG_EELCO_B07 201800 Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic and Computer Engineering
Description

On completion, the learner will have an understanding of the specific development considerations relating to mobile phone application writing.  They will have designed, implemented, debugged and tested a mobile phone based application on a mobile OS.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Describe the fundamental aspects of a mobile phone OS

2.

Use a design tool and programming development platform to develop simple mobile phone applications

3.

Choose appropriate user interface elements which complement the mobile phone application being developed

4.

Implement, debug and test mobile phone applications using an OS emulator

5.

Deploy and demonstrate working solutions to a mobile phone.

Module Assessment Strategies

Written assignments

Practical assignments

Final project - deployment and demonstration

Indicative Syllabus

Mobile OS fundamentals.

  • System diagram of components of a mobile OS
  • Description of functionality of OS sub systems

Development Platforms and Design tools

  • Appreciation of mail aspects of design tool
  • Taking a simple brief and translating this to the design phase
  • Use of design tool to model the application

Programming, debugging and testing

  • Using relevant tools to implement, debug and design the application
  • Appreciation of emulators to verify the operation of the solution
  • Testing of the application

Deployment and demonstration

  • Commit the application to a working phone
  • Demonstrate a robust application operating on a mobile phone

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Assignment Written assignments Continuous Assessment Assessment 30 % OnGoing 1,2,3
2 Practical assessments Continuous Assessment Assessment 20 % OnGoing 2,4
3 Project final application project Continuous Assessment Project 50 % End of Term 2,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Theory 2 Weekly 2.00
Practical Engineering Laboratory Practical 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Distance Learning Suite Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Practical Distance Learning Suite Practical work 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

None

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None