Syllabus for Web Application Development

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A revised version of the syllabus is available.

  • 7.5 credits
  • Course code: 2IS220
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Software Engineering G1F

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2016-09-14
  • Established by: The Department Board
  • Revised: 2018-09-18
  • Revised by: The Department Board
  • Applies from: week 01, 2019
  • Entry requirements: Programming, 7.5 credits
  • Responsible department: Department of Informatics and Media

Learning outcomes

Regarding knowledge and understanding the student is expected to be able to on completion of the course:

  • explain standards for HTML and style sheets (CSS)
  • describe guidelines for usability and availability
  • explain the concepts DOM (Document Object Model) and Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML)
Regarding competence and skills the student is expected to be able to on completion of the course:
  • apply basic coding in HTML and CSS
  • use CSS for responsive design
  • design simple dynamic web applications that use external systems
Regarding judgement and approach the student is expected to be able to on completion of the course:
  • validate web pages according to W3C standard considering the need of clients and users
  • analyse and evaluate websites from the perspective on usability and availability

Content

The course covers construction and design of dynamic web pages. The emphasis lies on standardised HTML and CSS to create structure and appearance. Validation of HTML and CSS code is covered to verify that syntax follows chosen standard. The course also covers basic JavaScript to create a dynamic behaviour on web sites. Different JavaScript library and its use and how you through API:s can retrieve data from external systems, is also something that is included. The course also covers the importance of websites being available for all users irrespective of disabilities and the guidelines that are to secure this. The course also covers how one creates responsive sites that will work for different screen resolution.

Instruction

The course is given in the form of lectures, workshops and exercises.

Assessment

The course is examined through written assignments.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.

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Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.