FIT1011 - Web systems 1
6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology
Leader(s): Dr Des Casey (Caulfield and Clayton); Dr Saadat Alhashmi (Malaysia); Mr Gregory Gregoriou (South Africa)
Berwick Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Caulfield Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Gippsland Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Sunway Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
South Africa Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Brief introduction to the physical structure of the Internet. W3C and its role. Document markup. Hypertext. Elements of web pages: text, graphics, media. Design with and implementation of: lists, tables, frames, layers, cascading style sheets. Web graphics: vector and bitmap images, image constraints, digitising images, basic graphic design. Plug-ins. Multimedia. Web page design principles. Elements of visual design. Form design and implementation. Site development life cycle. Legal and ethical considerations. XML: structure of XML documents, validating XML documents, Web design using XML. Introduction to Wireless.WAP 2.0 and XHTML-MP. WAP CSS / WCSS.WCSS properties. WCSS Extensions.
This unit builds knowledge and understanding of:
- The physical structure of the Internet;
- The role of mark-up languages, especially XHTML;
- The features of XHTML;
- The use of graphics and multimedia in web applications;
- The basic principles of web site design, implementation and maintenance;
- Some of the legal and ethical issues associated with the Internet, especially the area of copyright.
This unit builds attitudes, values and beliefs of:
- Professionalism towards respecting copyright;
- Requiring professional standards in designing and implementing web applications.
This unit builds practical skills of:
- writing syntactically correct XHTML code;
- developing graphics suitable for web use;
- developing scripted streaming multimedia presentations;
- developing structurally correct web sites with intuitive navigational paradigms.
Assessments: 50%; Final Examination: 50%. Students must gain a satisfactory result in both the practical and exercises work and the exam to gain a pass in the unit. The examination must be sat at a Monash campus.
Students, are expected to spend an average of 12 hrs/week on this unit. The breakdown of time is as follows. 2 hrs/week: topic material coverage from the u-learning environment. 2 hrs/week working on sub-tasks and quizzes. 8 hrs/week: private study to review topic materials, explore supplementary unit resources and complete main tasks.
CFR1150, CPE1003, CPE9005, CSC1040, GCO1821, IMS1401