Internet Design - Introduction
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Undergraduate Level 1
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- Domestic student fee:
- $795.00 (AUD)
- HECS student fee:
- $706.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,020.00 (AUD)
Begin the process of becoming a web designer. This unit will ensure you have a basic understanding and the ability to produce useable and effective internet resources as part of a team with other design professionals. It also prepares you for additional units which will extend your internet design skills. The unit provides an overview and a basis for further design units. Key issues covered include: A historical look at web publishing; User considerations; Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML); Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); Typography; Bitmapped graphics; Designing for navigation and Online audio/visual media delivery.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- understand the issues involved in bringing traditional paper-based designs into an online publishing environment
- design and create web pages using knowledge of extensible hypertext mark-up language and cascading style sheets
- scan, manipulate, design and prepare suitable bitmapped and vector-based graphics for web delivery
- understand the concepts and principles behind web navigation
- develop their designs into a fully functional online web electronic environment
- implement, debug, and evaluate their developed designs on a World Wide Web server.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||Historical look at web publishing|
|3||Extensible hypertext markup language|
|4||Cascading style sheets|
|7||Designing for navigation|
|8||Online audio/visual media delivery|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.
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This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Communication, Griffith University
- Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art and Visual Culture), Curtin University
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Arts (Internet Communications), Curtin University
- Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies), RMIT University
This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Business, Swinburne University of Tnlgy
- Bachelor of Technology (Information Systems), Swinburne University of Tnlgy
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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