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MMED7014 - Web - Design & Implementations

Title:Web - Design & Implementations
Long Title:Web - Design & Implementations
Module Code:MMED7014
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Multimedia
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: VALERIE RENEHAN
Module Author: GARY COUSE
Module Description: This module helps you identify and analyse the design concepts in use in contemporary web design. You will use this analysis to come up with your own designs based on those concepts, and you will then implement those designs using industry best practices.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Analyse the design features of current web sites
LO2 Propose web design solutions for given problem domains
LO3 Assess the techniques and technologies that could realise their designs
LO4 Implement their web designs using industry best practices
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

Students should have an understanding of basic Web technologies (CSS, HTML)

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Web Trends, Grids, Web Typography, Colour Palettes/Branding considerations, Design Conventions, Wireframe Problem Solving, Visual Communication
HTML5, CSS3, Frameworks, JavaScript, jQuery
Implementation Techniques
Web Typography, CSS Layouts, HTML5 techniques, Optimising Web pages & Graphics, Animations
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Design & Prototype 1,2,3,4 40.0 Week 8
Project Final Implementation 1,2,3,4 60.0 Week 12
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Practical work and labs 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Independent Learning 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Laura Lemay, Rafe Colburn, Jennifer Kyrnin 2016, HTML, CSS & JavaScript Web Publishing in One Hour a Day [ISBN: 075-206333623]
  • Lea Verou 2015, CSS Secrets, O'Reilly [ISBN: 978-1-4493-72]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Jon Duckett, HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites [ISBN: 978-111800818]
  • Jennifer Niederst Robbins 2012, Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Web Graphics, O'Reilly [ISBN: 978-144931927]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_HMMED_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media 3 Elective
CR_HPHNM_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Photography with New Media 3 Elective

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