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2021 unit offering information will be available in November 2020

Unit description

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, 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:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1identify the essential processes of web developmentKnowledge of a discipline
2interpret and apply a web mark-up languageCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
3apply written communication skills to a websiteIntellectual rigourCreativity
4explain and interpret ethical, legal and societal issues related to web developmentIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
5demonstrate the ability to plan and develop efficient and usable websites.Intellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a discipline

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

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

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

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International

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