Web Application Design & Development - TFT00014I

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  • Department: Theatre, Film and Television
  • Module co-ordinator: Ms. Anna Bramwell-Dicks
  • Credit value: 30 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2018-19

Module occurrences

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2018-19 to Summer Term 2018-19

Module aims

Module Aims:

  • To develop technical skills in the creation of high quality, usable, accessible web applications using industry-standard technologies.

  • To develop design skills for web applications with a variety of purposes and target user groups.

  • To understand the different approaches towards designing and developing web applications for different device types, including mobile first and responsive design.

  • To learn how to exploit Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), Frameworks and Libraries in an appropriate manner.

Module learning outcomes

Subject content

  • Design and implement web applications suitable for multiple devices.

  • Use of industry-standard development tools, including various Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), Frameworks and Libraries, as appropriate for we application development.

  • Demonstrate ability to design web-based content, considering aspects such as information architecture, visual design and layout for different device types and audiences.

  • Demonstrate ability to evaluate the success of web applications, including usability evaluation in relation to a defined target marked.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of accessibility and ability to create accessible web applications.

Academic and graduate skills

  • To demonstrate problem solving skills in the context of web design and development.

  • To design an abstract model, using computer programming abstractions, of an unseen problem.

  • To deliver a tested working solution to an unseen problem.

  • To analyse an unseen problem, devise a computational solution. and design and implement a software system that embodies the solution.

  • To communicate technical and design thinking.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
A working web application and 2500 word report
N/A 70
Essay/coursework
Working website and 1000 word report
N/A 30

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
A working web application and 2500 word report
N/A 70
Essay/coursework
Working website and 1000 word report
N/A 30

Module feedback

Students will receive oral feedback for the weekly practical lab sessions, during the lab sessions.

Students will receive written feedback on coursework assignments using a proforma identifying key requirements and marks awarded for sections of the assignment. This will be available within six weeks of submission, except in exceptional circumstances which will be communicated to the students.

Indicative reading

http://www.w3schools.com/html/default.asp

https://mva.microsoft.com/en-us/training-courses/developing-in-html5-with-javascript-and-css3-jump-start-8223?l=lCnp5kIy_5104984382

https://dev.w3.org/html5/html-author/

 



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