Web Programming - 2016

Unit summary

CPT270

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP2 , SP4
  • Availability for 2017: SP2 , SP4
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 (20%) , Assignment 2 (30%) - Learn more

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

The unit introduces you to the basic concepts of the World Wide Web (Web), and the principles and tools that are used to develop Web applications. The unit will provide an overview of internet technology and will introduce you to the Web protocols; HTML5, CSS, SSI and XML, client side processing with JavaScript and server side processing with PHP.

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

  1. define the protocols and systems used on the Web (such as XHTML, HTTP, URLs, CSS, SSI, and XML)
  2. explain the functions of clients and servers on the Web
  3. implement client-side scripts using JavaScript and server-side scripts using PHP
  4. design and implement an interactive web site with regard to issues of usability, accessibility and internationalisation
  • Assignment 1 (20%)
  • Assignment 2 (30%)
  • Invigilated Exam (50%)
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:

You should have equivalent programming experience before starting this unit.

  • Broadband access

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Markup languages, XHTML, intro to CSS
2More on CSS
3JavaScript
4Server side includes (SSI)
5PHP (6 Weeks)
6Usability
7HCI

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Streaming Multimedia
  • Web links

Online materials

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

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation 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.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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