Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||Authoring for Digital Media|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Semesters 1 and 2|
Semester One – 22 one-hour lectures, 20 hours assignments
|Module Personnel||Assistant Professor Nina Bresnihan|
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
Students will learn the fundamentals of developing Information Architectures and designing intuitive navigation systems.
Semester 1: Introduction to Web Authoring
Semester 2: Web design & development
A project is set for completion during the semester. (Exact dates are contingent on Academic Calendar) This will be a group project (group membership: minimum 3, maximum 5). The remainder of the semester will comprise tutorial meetings with each group with required deliverables each week.
|Recommended Reading List|
A Practical Guide to Designing with Data, Brian Suda and Owen Gregory
CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions by Andy Budd, Simon Collison and Cameron Moll
Responsive Web Design, Ethan Marcotte, A Book Apart
Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites, Peter Morville and Louis Rosenfeld
Assessment is by Continuous Assessment throughout the year
Assignments for Continuous Assessment include:
Website Group Project (Semester Two) : Marks for the project are based on attendance, participation, engagement, delivery of required project materials week to week, and presentation and critique session at project’s end. Late or non-delivery of required material to set deadlines will incur penalties.
|Academic Year of Data||1718|