School: Science

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Interactive Web Development
  • Unit Code

    CSG2431
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    3
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Gregory BAATARD

Description

This unit focuses on the development of distributed applications with an emphasis on Web based applications. It covers concepts and characteristics of distributed systems, underlying enabling architectures, interface design, portability inter-operability and interactivity. Methods and issues in connecting databases to the Web, client and server side scripting are addressed. Special attention is given to the design and implementation of e-business enabled Web applications.

Prerequisite Rule

Students are required to pass CSG1207 and CSP1150

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded CSG4431

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Describe and explain interactive Web site design principles and methods.
  2. Describe client-server computing for the World Wide Web and related protocols.
  3. Integrate databases to create interactive Web DBMS applications.
  4. Select and use appropriate development techniques to improve the security of Web applications.
  5. Use client and server side scripting to create dynamic XHTML applications.

Unit Content

  1. Advanced Web authoring.
  2. Client-server computing and the Internet.
  3. Interactive flow design for Web applications.
  4. Internet standards, protocols and tools.
  5. Project management for interactive Web application development.
  6. Server side scripting and state management.
  7. User interface design, back-end design and connectivity design.
  8. Web DBMS environments and interaction.
  9. Web applications security.
  10. XHTML.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures and practical workshops.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentBasic scripting/database website25%
ProjectAdvanced scripting/database website25%
Examination ^End of Semester Examination50%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentBasic scripting/database website25%
ProjectAdvanced scripting/database website25%
Examination ^End of Semester Examination50%

^ Mandatory to Pass


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Science

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Interactive Web Development
  • Unit Code

    CSG2431
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    3
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Gregory BAATARD

Description

This unit focuses on the development of distributed applications with an emphasis on Web based applications. It covers concepts and characteristics of distributed systems, underlying enabling architectures, interface design, portability inter-operability and interactivity. Methods and issues in connecting databases to the Web, client and server side scripting are addressed. Special attention is given to the design and implementation of e-business enabled Web applications.

Prerequisite Rule

Students are required to pass CSG1207 and CSP1150

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded CSG4431

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Describe and explain interactive Web site design principles and methods.
  2. Describe client-server computing for the World Wide Web and related protocols.
  3. Integrate databases to create interactive Web DBMS applications.
  4. Select and use appropriate development techniques to improve the security of Web applications.
  5. Use client and server side scripting to create dynamic XHTML applications.

Unit Content

  1. Advanced Web authoring.
  2. Client-server computing and the Internet.
  3. Interactive flow design for Web applications.
  4. Internet standards, protocols and tools.
  5. Project management for interactive Web application development.
  6. Server side scripting and state management.
  7. User interface design, back-end design and connectivity design.
  8. Web DBMS environments and interaction.
  9. Web applications security.
  10. XHTML.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures and practical workshops.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentBasic scripting/database website25%
ProjectAdvanced scripting/database website25%
Examination ^End of Semester Examination50%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentBasic scripting/database website25%
ProjectAdvanced scripting/database website25%
Examination ^End of Semester Examination50%

^ Mandatory to Pass

Core Reading(s)

  • Welling, L., & Thompson, L. (2008). PHP and MySQL web development. (4th ed.). Boston: Addison-Wesley.

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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