Web design
2013-2014 - IMT1292 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

Knowledge:

  • A basic overview over the most important web technologies and the basic structure of the web
  • Good knowledge of the most important web standards (html and css) and good understanding of the basic principles for writing good code, such as separating structure and appearance
  • Basic insight into how web scripting (e.g. javascript) can be used to give dynamic functionality to web pages
  • The most important principles for user friendly design of web pages
  • Basic theories and techniques in visual presentation and storytelling for web

Skills:

  • Being able to plan the structure and the visual appearance of a website, and implementing this in valid and functional code
  • Being able to use appropriate tools for web design
  • Being able to describe the most important aspects of a website regarding user friendliness, goal achievement and information architecture, and furthermore being able to decide which changes would be needed to raise the quality of the website

General competence:

  • Being able to negotiate between different competencies and roles in a web project
  • Being able to analyze simple web solutions, pointing to challenges and suggest and carry out simple improvements

Topic(s)

  • The basic structure of the web (www)
  • html
  • css
  • very basic javascript
  • very basic php
  • basics of visual design
  • basics of usability and information architecture
  • basics of storytelling

Teaching Methods

Lectures
Laboratory work
Exercises
Tutoring

Form(s) of Assessment

Portfolio Assessment

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

The portfolio consists of 4 assignments that is handed in individually. There is continuous assessment of each of the assignments before the final submission date of the portfolio. The portfolio will be given one single grade.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner.

Re-sit examination

None

Teaching Materials

Terry Felke-Morris (2013), Basics of Web Design : HTML5 & CSS3 , Pearson/Addison-Wesley. NB: SECOND EDITION (2013)!  ISBN: 978-0133128918
http://webdevbasics.net/