OnlineSession 1,3Session 1,3
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/ASession 2

Unit description

Focuses on developing User Experience (UX) enabling students to design and develop interactive web-based applications. This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills to analyse different types of interactivity, apply UX design principles and practices, determine the best development approach and create quality interactive applications.

Unit content

Topic 1: Developing interfaces and feedback
Topic 2: Working with JavaScript
Topic 3: Building a theme with JavaScript
Topic 4: Modular development/reusable code
Topic 5: Using game engines and other frameworks
Topic 6: Design Specification Documentation
Topic 7: Game Design
Topic 8: Program development strategies
Topic 9: User-centred designs
Topic 10: User-centred customisation methods
Topic 11: User testing
Topic 12: Human-Centred Evaluation

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 3

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Exam: closed book30%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Exam: closed book30%

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

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