Website Design - EL331

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2017-18 2018-19
Canterbury Autumn and Spring
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4 15 (7.5) DR LT Walczowski

Pre-requisites

None

Restrictions

None

2017-18

Overview

WEB PUBLISHING
Introduction: History of the Internet. Web browsers.
Introduction to HTML: HTML tags, tables, forms.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Graphics for the Web: jpeg, gif, png. File size, image compression, colour palettes, screen resolution, colour matching, transparency
Website Design: Menu organisation. Web work flow: wire frames, mock-up creation, HTML markup. Page layout: page length, use of colour, common page elements, fonts, font size.

INTRODUCTION TO WEB PROGRAMMING
Javascript: Objects: document, window, form. Events and Event handlers. Object properties. Operators. Uses of Javascript form validation.

Details

Contact hours

27 Contact hours consisting of:
13 hours Lectures
14 hours Workshops

Availability

Only available to students on programmes owned by The School of Engineering and Digital Arts

Method of assessment

100% Coursework consisting of:
80% Website Design Project
20% JavaScript Assignment

Preliminary reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

1) Have a clear understanding of the principles and terminology of the Internet and the World Wide Web;
2) Produce basic Web pages that integrate text and graphics using standard web editing tools;
3) Understand basic concepts of the JavaScript language, and be able to use the language in developing Web sites.

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