INFO263-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Web Design and Development

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023

Description

An introduction to the design and development of business applications based on internet and World Wide Web technologies. The course covers the concepts and practices of web design and development, including development of dynamic content websites as well as the technological infrastructure necessary to support these systems. Practical application of concepts will be carried out in weekly labs involving the design and construction of business web sites.

INFO263 is an introduction to the development of dynamic websites based on Internet and World Wide Web technologies. The course presents the fundamental Web design principles, practices, and the technological infrastructure for Web-based systems development. While the course is not too focused on any specific technologies, the course material presents PHP, MySQL, JavaScript (with jQuery), HTML5, and CSS as learning tools. Practical application will be carried out in weekly labs involving the design and construction of websites.

Learning Outcomes

  •  Students have an in-depth understanding of their majoring subject and are able to critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within the discipline.
  •  Students have a broad understanding of the key domains of commerce.
  •  Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers which can be used in a range of applications.
  •  Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
  •  Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Prerequisites

30 points from (INFO123, INFO125, COSC121, COC131, COSC122)

Restrictions

INFO233

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 Jack Erskine 031 Lecture Theatre 17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 13:00 - 15:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab 24 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
02 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab 24 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 18:30 - 20:30 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab 11 Sep - 17 Sep

Course Coordinator

Constantine Zakkaroff

Tutor

Thilini Bhagya

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Test 25%
Web design project 40%
Final Exam 35%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Nixon, Robin; Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript : a step-by-step guide to creating dynamic websites ; 6th edition; O'Reilly Media, 2021.

Additional readings will be provided via UC LEARN

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $916.00

International fee $4,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems .

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