Digital Portfolio - EL537

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Autumn
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5 30 (15) DR L Walczowski


DIGM3310 (EL331) Website Design





This module introduces the techniques required to design and develop interactive on-line portfolios, using HTML5/CSS/JavaScript, and the software tools which support their implementation. There is extensive practical work supporting the development of the on-line portfolio. Topics include: information architecture, responsive design, web accessibility, web frameworks and website usability testing.


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 33
Private study hours: 267
Total study hours: 300

Method of assessment

Assessment of the module is 100% by coursework.
Online portfolio - 60% (200 hour workload)
Report - 20% (3000 words)
Design mock-up - 10% (desktop and mobile designs)
Portfolio prototype - 10% (4 weeks of development work)

Indicative reading


See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. Develop an online portfolio using web-authoring tools and frameworks.
2. Edit and manipulate multimedia content using suitable software tools.
3. Have an awareness of and be able to address website accessibility and performance concerns.
4. Document and reflect on the web development workflow.

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