Introduces students to a critical understanding of the theory and practices of using digital communication techniques and processes to produce web-based convergent media productions. Students acquire skills in Web site design, construction and publishing with a focus on developing standards compliant online media content.
Module 1: Introduction to web design and online publishing
- History of the Internet and web design
- Online publishing concepts, techniques and tools:
- Website analysis HTML coding
Module 2: Website planning and construction fundamentals
- Planning your website
- Information, interaction and visual design
- WYSIWYG web design
Module 3: Production
- Working with text, images and colour in a web environment
- Audio and video
Module 4: Testing and evaluation
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe current digital communication technologies and production processes||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||use the Internet and the World Wide Web and associated software for research and publishing||Lifelong learning|
|3||discuss and apply foundational skills in online publishing, including the ability to create a website||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||develop a capacity for self-learning of computer and web design skills in an online environment||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||critically analyse and discuss social, cultural, legal and ethical contexts of web authoring and publishing.||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 3 hours (12 weeks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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