Web Development and CMS

Unit code: VIT1101 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Nicholson
Online Real Time
VU Brisbane
VU Sydney
N/A
Overview
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Overview

This unit provides an introduction to coding web sites and the use of Content Management Systems (CMS) in the provision of web sites. Coding of sites involves Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML5) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3). CMS involves design, creation and management of web sites using specialist CMS tools. Students will be introduced to the Bootstrap CSS framework and build websites using WordPress.



Contents include: HTML5 and CSS3 for coding web sites; use of a CMS to design, set up, deploy and maintain web sites.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Develop Web sites using HTML5 and CSS3;
  2. Apply a CMS in the design, development and deployment of a web site; and
  3. Apply Web design principles in the effective design of Web sites.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 30%
Two Online Quizzes.
Assessment type: Portfolio
|
Grade: 35%
Portfolio of HTML5/CSS/Bootstrap projects.
Assessment type: Assignment
|
Grade: 35%
Develop a Wordpress website.

Other locations

For students studying at VU Sydney
Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 30%
Two Online Quizzes
Assessment type: Portfolio
|
Grade: 35%
Portfolio of HTML5/CSS/Bootstrap projects.
Assessment type: Assignment
|
Grade: 35%
Develop a Wordpress website.

Required reading

There is no prescribed text book for this unit.

As part of a course

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