Module Details

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Title WEB PROGRAMMING
Code COMP519
Coordinator Dr U Hustadt
Computer Science
U.Hustadt@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2017-18 Level 7 FHEQ First Semester 15

Aims

  1. To provide students with a deep, critical and systematic understanding of the most significant technologies for developing web applications.
  2. To enable students to use these technologies in the development of web applications. 
  3. To provide knowledge of the characteristics of good web site design principles.

Learning Outcomes

be able to demonstrate an understanding of the range of technologies and programming languages available to organisations and businesses and be able to choose an appropriate architecture for a web application.

be able to make informed and critical decisions, design and implement reasonably sophisticated client-side web applications using HTML and JavaScript. 

be able to make informed and critical decisions, design and implement reasonably sophisticated server-side web applications using one or more suitable technologies. 

be able to critically analyse and evaluate web applications. 


Syllabus

  • Introduction to Distributed Systems and Internet; Internet Protocols (3 lectures)
  • Markup languages  (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and web design principles (5 lectures)
  • Dynamic HTML and JavaScript (5 lectures)
  • HTML forms and CGI scripting (2 lectures)
  • Scripting language programming (such as Perl, Python, etc) (7 lectures)
  • PHP and basic SQL (6 lectures)
  • Emerging technologies (2 lectures)


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lecture -

Laboratory Work -


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 30

    18

    48
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 102
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Coursework  64 hours for all CAs  25  Yes  Standard UoL penalty applies  Assessment 1 
Coursework  64 hours for all CAs  25  Yes  Standard UoL penalty applies  Assessment 2 
Coursework  80 hours for all CAs  Semester 1  25  Yes  Standard UoL penalty applies  Assessment 3 
Coursework  64 hours for all CAs  Semester 1  25  Yes  Standard UoL penalty applies  Assessment 4 Notes (applying to all assessments) 4 assessment tasks This work is not marked anonymously.  

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