Web Applications Development

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Web Applications Development

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Information Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    CS112: Data Structures and Algorithms or IS122: Information Systems 2

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course follows on from IS122 and is used to continue developing the student's analytical, logical, and reasoning capacity while increasing their technical knowledge of web applications, information technology, and programming. The course provides the student with a practical foundation in using high level languages that are common in developing, integrating, and interfacing to business and other organizational information systems.
    In this course, we will take an in depth look at web design concepts and techniques. We will examine theoretical concepts that make the world of Web design unique. Also, this course will adopt a practical hands-on approach when examining Web development techniques. Along with examining different coding strategies, this course will explore the advancement of Web site implementation, as well as, timeless problem solving strategies.
    Learning Outcomes
    - Identify the activities to be performed at each stage of Web Design.
    - Analyse the user requirements for a web site and document those requirements in a professional manner.
    - Design a site structure and functions and demonstrate that they meet the stated objectives of the web site, and document this design in a professional manner.
    - Design page layouts and justify the selected layout in terms of principles of good user interface design.
    - Implement a web site using XHTML and CSS web development technologies
    - Develop dynamic web pages using ASP.NET
    Course Content
    - HTML and the Modern Web
    - Web Site Design Principles
    - Site Planning
    - Cascading Style Sheets
    - Web Typography
    - Box Properties
    - Page Layouts
    - Graphics and Color
    - Site Navigation
    - Data Tables
    - Web Forms
    - Web Page Design Studio
    - Introduction to Server- side Web Programming using ASP.Net
    Textbooks
    Sklar, J. (2014) Principles of Web Design: The Web Warrior Series, Sixth Edition, Course
    Assessment
    Mid-Semester Exam: 15%
    Assignments: 20%
    Lab Work: 10%
    Weekly Learning Log: 5%
    Final Examination: 50%

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