This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design a website to specifications, within a particular technical and human interface environment.  This unit applies to individuals who are responsible for analysis, documentation and design, including identifying the technical and human computer interface requirements that drive design.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - identify and select, the appropriate tools and procedures required to develop a website; - conduct a user analysis to identify the website, or design structure, required; - define the user interface; - determine the site hierarchy, and; - test the website, to ensure that it meets the standards required by the user.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - explain the basic aspects of information architecture; - describe the business process design; - outline copyright and intellectual property requirements; - provide an overview of the customer, and business, liaison; - detail e-business sites and corporate strategy; - describe the implications of technology connectivity; - explain the procedures for documenting technical specifications; - discuss the relevant standards relating to website design; - compare website design methods, and standard website structures; - recognise and define, common operating systems, and; - recognise and operate, common computer hardware.

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