Document Markup Languages - 2016

Unit summary

CPT374

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 3
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP4
  • Availability for 2017: SP4
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 (20%) , Assignment 2 (20%) - Learn more

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2016 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 1,114.00
International 1,364.00

This unit is an introduction to the principles, use and application of document mark-up languages, especially for use on the World Wide Web; with a particular focus on XML. Topics include document mark-up languages; document description languages; XML namespaces; document transformation and manipulation; document query languages; and XML databases. Implementations will be discussed in Java.

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. create documents that conform to an XML description language vocabulary
  2. explain general markup concepts
  3. write new XML description language vocabularies
  4. transform XML documents using XSLT 2.0
  5. write programs (in Java) to manipulate XML documents.
  • Assignment 1 (20%)
  • Assignment 2 (20%)
  • Invigilated Exam (60%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

Recommended prerequisites

You are recommended to have completed the following unit(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

  • Broadband access

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1XML representation and design
2XML namespaces
3Accessing XML
4Transforming and displaying XML
5Processing XML

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Blogs
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Glossary
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Standard Media
  • Streaming Multimedia
  • Web links

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • FAQs
  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Quizzes
  • Resources and Links
  • Simulations

This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. 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.
  2. 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 Co-Op textbook list.

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