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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

Provides students with an introduction to website development from design to implementation. Students will be introduced to the use of media resources, applying common structures and integrating text, graphics, audio, and animation. Web and accessibility standards will be applied to web page development and copyright, privacy, ethical and cultural issues reviewed.

Unit content

  1. Introducing web development / HTML basics
  2. CSS
  3. Adding graphics
  4. CSS Page layout
  5. More CSS and Hyperlinks
  6. Tables
  7. Website organisation
  8. HTML forms
  9. A brief look at Javascript
  10. Web development issues
  11. Website development
  12. Web promotion

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify the essential processes of web development
2 interpret and apply a web mark-up language
3 apply written communication skills to a website
4 explain and interpret ethical, legal and societal issues related to web development
5 demonstrate the ability to plan and develop efficient and usable websites.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify the essential processes of web development
    • GA4:
  2. interpret and apply a web mark-up language
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. apply written communication skills to a website
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  4. explain and interpret ethical, legal and societal issues related to web development
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate the ability to plan and develop efficient and usable websites.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • Felke-Morris, T, 2017, Web Development & Design Foundations with HTML5, 8th edn, Pearson, Global. ISBN: 10987654321.

  • Felke-Morris, T, 2017, Web Development & Design Foundations with HTML5, 8th edn, Pearson, Global. ISBN: 10987654321.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.