This unit provides students with an introduction to the essential elements of website development from design to implementation. Students will be introduced to the use and reuse of media resources and program code, applying common structures and integrating multimedia elements (text, graphics, audio, animation). Web standards and current developments will be applied to web page development. Accessibility, copyright, privacy, ethical and cultural issues related to web-site development will be reviewed and implemented.
Introducing web development/XHTML basics
CSS Page layout
More CSS and Hyperlinks
Web development issues
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
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
GA3: Ethical practice,
GA4: Knowledge of a discipline,
GA5: Lifelong learning,
GA6: Communication and social skills,
GA7: Cultural competence
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe the essential processes of web development||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||interpret and apply a web mark-up language||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||apply written communication skills to a website||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||recognise and implement ethical, legal and societal issues related to web development||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||demonstrate the ability to build efficient and usable websites.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Felke-Morris, T, 2013, Web Development & Design Foundations with HTML5, 6th edn, Pearson, Sydney. ISBN: 978-0-13-278339-2.