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

    Markup Languages
  • Unit Code

    CSP2103
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Justin Anthony BROWN

Description

This unit explores the theory and practice of markup for the creation of Web documents. It includes data structures, procedural and descriptive markup, programmatic access to document elements and their application in the creation, rendering and re-use of Web documents.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Describe and explain the differences between markup for interface design and markup for logical document structure.
  2. Describe the underlying methodology of tag-based markup languages.
  3. Design and implement a web application that uses a combination of presentation and logical structure markup to provide for advanced presentation and data transformation services.
  4. Use XHTML and XML to create web-based documents.
  5. Use semantic markup for knowledge sharing across the Web.

Unit Content

  1. Advanced Web authoring.
  2. Application of styles with CSS and XSL.
  3. Concepts of information presentation via markup.
  4. Examination of techniques for performing transformations of logically structured documents to visually rich web-pages.
  5. HTML, XHTML and XML standards.
  6. Integration of Client side and Server side technologies to create dynamic, highly flexible documents.
  7. Integration of database systems with logically structured XML documents.
  8. Logical structuring of data to form robust documents.
  9. The Semantic Web.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures, workshops and readings.

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
AssignmentIntroductory HTML/XML/XSLT website20%
AssignmentAdvanced XMl/XSLT web application30%
Examination ^End of semester examination50%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentIntroductory HTML/XML/XSLT website 20%
AssignmentAdvanced XMl/XSLT web application30%
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

    Markup Languages
  • Unit Code

    CSP2103
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Justin Anthony BROWN

Description

This unit explores the theory and practice of markup for the creation of Web documents. It includes data structures, procedural and descriptive markup, programmatic access to document elements and their application in the creation, rendering and re-use of Web documents.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Describe and explain the differences between markup for interface design and markup for logical document structure.
  2. Describe the underlying methodology of tag-based markup languages.
  3. Design and implement a web application that uses a combination of presentation and logical structure markup to provide for advanced presentation and data transformation services.
  4. Use XHTML and XML to create web-based documents.
  5. Use semantic markup for knowledge sharing across the Web.

Unit Content

  1. Advanced Web authoring.
  2. Application of styles with CSS and XSL.
  3. Concepts of information presentation via markup.
  4. Examination of techniques for performing transformations of logically structured documents to visually rich web-pages.
  5. HTML, XHTML and XML standards.
  6. Integration of Client side and Server side technologies to create dynamic, highly flexible documents.
  7. Integration of database systems with logically structured XML documents.
  8. Logical structuring of data to form robust documents.
  9. The Semantic Web.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures, workshops and readings.

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
AssignmentIntroductory HTML/XML/XSLT website20%
AssignmentAdvanced XMl/XSLT web application30%
Examination ^End of semester examination50%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentIntroductory HTML/XML/XSLT website 20%
AssignmentAdvanced XMl/XSLT web application30%
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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