Module Details

Module Code: PROG C7014
Full Title Dynamic Web Development
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Author Philip McGuinness
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: The aim of this module is to create dynamic and interactive webpages using client-side programming and server-side programming that accesses a database.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Write client-side scripts that respond to user interaction with a webpage.
MLO2 Create and deploy webpages where part of the webpage can be updated.
MLO3 Write server-side scripts that can access a database.
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 DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Indicative Content
Client-side Scripting
Events; Document Object Model; advanced display techniques (sliding and tabbed panels; drop-down menus) and associated code libraries.
Asynchronous Processing
AJAX requests and responses; data formats (JSON and JSONP).
Graphics Programming
Introduction to Canvas programming.
Server-side Scripting
GET and POST; CRUD with PHP and MySQL; prepared statements; testing and debugging; importing data from Excel.
Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work15.00%
Project55.00%
Practical30.00%
Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Every Week Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Contribution to class activities and discussions
Project
Assessment Type Project % of Total Mark 55
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Event-driven website that contains asynchronous processing and database access.
Practical
Assessment Type Practical/Skills Evaluation % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 5 Learning Outcome 1
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Lab-based exam on event-driven client-side programming
No End of Module Formal Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Every Week Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Contribution to class activities and discussions
Project
Assessment Type Project % of Total Mark 55
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Event-driven website that contains asynchronous processing and database access.
Practical
Assessment Type Practical/Skills Evaluation % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 5 Learning Outcome 1
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Lab-based exam on event-driven client-side programming
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Practical Contact There will be two 2-hour lab timetabled classes per week. In these lecture/practical classes, the delivery of new material will be integrated with the practical implementation of that material. This flexible mode of teaching will allow students to derive maximum benefit from attending classes. The teaching/learning methodology will employ active learning techniques to facilitate effective student participation with a particular emphasis on problem-solving and group-based activities. Every Week 4.00 4
Directed Reading Non Contact Students will be given material to read outside of class hours. Every Week 1.00 1
Independent Study Non Contact Students will work on assignments outside of class hours. Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Independent Study Non Contact Students will work on assignments outside of class hours. Every Week 3.00 3
Directed Reading Non Contact Students will be given material to read outside of class hours. Every Week 2.00 2
Practical Contact There will be one 3-hour lab timetabled class per week. In this lecture/practical class, the delivery of new material will be integrated with the practical implementation of that material. This flexible mode of teaching will allow students to derive maximum benefit from attending classes. The teaching/learning methodology will employ active learning techniques to facilitate effective student participation with a particular emphasis on problem-solving and group-based activities. Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Jon Duckett. (2014), JavaScript and jQuery: Interactive Front-end Web Development, 1st. Wiley, http://www.javascriptbook.com/, [ISBN: 9781118871652].
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Nick Morgan. (2015), JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming, 1st. No Starch Press, https://nostarch.com/javascriptforkids, [ISBN: 9781593274085].
  • Marijn Haverbeke. (2018), Eloquent JavaScript, 3rd. No Starch Press and free online at https://eloquentjavascript.net/, [ISBN: 978159327950].
  • Larry Ullman. (2017), PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide, 5th. Peachpit Press, http://www.peachpit.com/store/php-and-mysql-for-dynamic-web-sites-visual-quickpro-9780134301846, [ISBN: 9780134301846].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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