Web Design Applications 7.5 Credits

Web Design Applications
Second cycle, D7010N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2011 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by huvudansvarig utb.ledare vid SRT, Jonny Johansson 04 Feb 2011

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
Information Technology
Subject group (SCB)
Computer Technology

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, second cycle

Specific entry

Knowledge of theories, models and strategies for e-business.

More information about English language requirements

Course Aim

After the course the student will be able to:

  • analyse and design the contents of a website.
  • follow guidelines concerning usability
  • implement information contents in a Content Management System (CMS).

The course covers primary web usability which is making web sites usable through applying user-centered perspective and methodology. This perspective and methodology leads to well designed web page content organization and web interaction. Concepts within this perspective and methodology are: Interaction, task analysis, target group analysis, navigation support, content organisation, visual organisation, evaluation of web usability, internationalisation, access, personalization.

The course is carried out as a distance course with mandatory meetings on campus or using wideoconference.. Within this course the learning support platform Fronter is used course material distribution. This platform also supports discussion forums and submissions of group and individual reports.

Compulsory assignments and compulsory participation in seminars. Students who have failed an examination on five occasions will not be allowed further resits.

Web developing tools as FrontPage and Dreamweaver are used in this course. Students must register to the courses themselves or contact the IES educational administration not later than 5 days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This also applies to the students with a place guarantee.

Transition terms
The course can due to overlapping content not be included in an degree together with IEM347, IEM045,IED359, D7009N or other course with similar content.

Ann Hägerfors

Transition terms
The course D7010N is equal to IEM347

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2011 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Rosenfeld,L & Morville, P: Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, Second Edition Designing Large-Scale Web Sites. ISBN 10: 0-596-00035-9 | ISBN 13: 9780596000356.

Course offered by
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

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