Postgraduate Course: Dynamic Web Design (DESI11184)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
The course has a programme of two-hour weekly lectures. In addition, the course offers a supporting schedule of two-hours weekly course clinics, where students can address issues in relation to their course assignments. The students are required to submit two assessments one at an interim stage and one at the conclusion of the course.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Some knowledge of HTML and CSS. Some acquaintance with programming concepts and some scripting or programming in any language.
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 6,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 10,
Online Activities 6,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1. Web database alpha prototype (50%)«br /»
2. Web database beta prototype (50%)«br /»
All LOs are addressed in some measure by each of the submissions, and LO2 especially by the relationship between the two submissions.
||The feedback and assessment grade are based on a number of criteria: degree of innovation and creativity in the design proposal; consideration given to usability issues and use of evaluation in design; consideration given to viability (commercial or otherwise, as appropriate) of the design; creative deviation from standard solutions; technical competence in the use of the tools.
Written feedback on the formative alpha prototype will be provided within 15 working days of submission.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Have a knowledge and understanding of the main issues involved in setting up a sophisticated web-based system.
- Comprehend the main principles of iterative design and its relationship with evaluation.
- Employ a range of tools and techniques to produce an interactive website.
- Translate design ideas into a plausible product through original and creative responses.
- Appraise tools and techniques in deploying online databases and data-related services.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr John Lee
Tel: (0131 6)50 4420
|Course secretary||Ms Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713