WEB DEVELOPMENT

CSE2WD

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students are introduced to the basic concepts necessary for development of applications for the World Wide Web, and the available tools for Web development. Topics covered: history of the World Wide Web; overview and architecture of the World Wide Web, its current uses and potential development; methods for displaying information on the web, the XHTML document; creating simple and advanced XHTML documents; animation and executable program links; making the web interactive: creating simple forms for data collection; introduction to JavaScript as a general development tool for Web programming, using XHTML, JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites INT1ITF or CSE1ITF or BUS1MIS or permission of the lecturer

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects INT2WD

Equivalent subjects INT2WD

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsJavascript - Comprehensive New PerspectivesPrescribedCarey, P. and Canovatchel, F.THOMSON (2006)

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain and write validated XHTML 1.0

Activities:
Classes to present the material and explain concepts and rules, Tutorials to answer questions and practice writing valid XHTML Assignments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Discipline-specific GCs

02. Explain the principles of W3C WCAG 1.0 (as a minimum) and be able to write compliant XHTML documents.

Activities:
Classes to present and explain W3C principles and provide sources to research, Tutorials to answer questions and practice writing compliant XHTML
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Discipline-specific GCs
Inquiry/ Research

03. Apply sound, non-browser specific web design principles.

Activities:
Classes to present and explain web design principles, Tutorials to test and evaluate principles, and practice writing valid XHTML.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Writing
Critical Thinking
Discipline-specific GCs
Inquiry/ Research

04. Write Javascript to access the DOM to reference web document object CSS properties.

Activities:
Classes to present, demonstrate and explain the DOM in reference to CSS properties, Tutorials to test and practice accessing the DOM. Assignment covering ILOs 4, 5, 6 to demonstrate student's understanding of valid XHTML for content and CSS for presentation by creating a collection of well structured Web documents using XHTML elements and CSS rules.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Writing
Discipline-specific GCs

05. Describe and explain the application of XHTML for document structure and content.

Activities:
Classes to present, demonstrate and explain the XHTML. Tutorials to test and practice writing valid XHTML structural and content element tags. Assignment covering ILOs 4, 5, 6to demonstrate student's understanding of valid XHTML for content and CSS for presentation by creating a collection of well structured Web documents using XHTML elements and CSS rules.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Creative Problem-solving
Discipline-specific GCs
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research

06. Apply CSS definitions for document presentation.

Activities:
Classes to present, demonstrate and explain CSS. Tutorials to test and practice writing valid XHTML structural and content element tags. Assignment to demonstrate student's understanding of valid XHTML for content and CSS for presentation by creating a collection of well structured Web documents using XHTML elements and CSS rules.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Discipline-specific GCs
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving

07. Write Javascript, CSS & XHTML to create dynamic XHTML.

Activities:
Classes to present, demonstrate and explain the material, Tutorials to test and practice writing simple applications using AJAX technologies. Assignment used to demonstrate student's ability to use html forms, CSS, Javascript and AJAX in Web Documents.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Discipline-specific GCs
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

08. Describe emerging technologies and developing W3C recommendations.

Activities:
Classes to present the material, Tutorial questions and exercises to reinforce topics presented in class.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"a total 2-hours of tutorial/practical work per week"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2-hour examination60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
two minor Web assignments (each 1,000-word essay equivalent)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07