INFO263-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Web Design and Development

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

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.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course students will be able to:
1.  Work in teams to design and develop a fully-functional Web page system.
2.  Explain the operational issues associated with developing a client side interface.
3.  Design and implement client-side applications.
4.  Design and implement Web pages that are easy to navigate, interesting and efficient for a Web user.
4.  Design and implement applications that connect Web pages to databases on the server side.

Pre-requisites

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

Restrictions

INFO233

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 Rehua 103 Project Workshop
22 Feb - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 6 Jun
01-P2 Thursday 15:00 - 17:00 Jack Erskine 031 Lecture Theatre
29 Mar - 4 Apr
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
1 Mar - 4 Apr
3 May - 30 May
02 Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab (2/3-30/3, 27/4-25/5)
Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab (1/6)
1 Mar - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 19:00 - 21:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
29 Mar - 4 Apr
02 Tuesday 19:00 - 21:00 Jack Erskine 001 Computer Lab
29 Mar - 4 Apr

Course Coordinator

Constantine Zakkaroff

Assessment

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

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Nixon, Robin; Learning PHP, MySQL, & JavaScript : with jQuery, CSS & HTML5 ; 5th edition; O'Reilly, 2018.

The textbook may be purchased from University of Canterbury bookshop, or online in eBook format.
The textbook is also available in electronic format via UC Library.

Additional readings will be posted on UC Learn along with all lecture and lab material.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $877.00

International fee $4,438.00

* 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 on the department and colleges page .

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