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CSCU9B2 Spring 2017

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CSCU9B2 Syllabus

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module students will understand:

  • The possibilities and also the risks of using online resources, and how to exploit these safely.
  • Freeware and open-source software, and how to identify what to avoid and what can be trusted.
  • The pros and cons of using cloud-based resources for storing personal media and data.
  • The use of digital media; new models of ownership and distribution.
  • The basic principles of mobile networking and cloud computing.
  • How to identify reliable Web resources for use in academic study.
  • The state of the art in networking and future trends.

They will have gained the practical skills to be able to:

  • Create sophisticated, interactive websites using a range of technologies to include HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.

Students will be required to demonstrate the ability to apply theory and techniques to unseen problems, to work independently and under a time constraint.

Contents
  • Understanding and exploiting web resources (14 lectures)
    • Email: software, protocols, mime types and spam
    • Web design principles and testing
    • How to set up a web site, register a domain, get server space, and run an online presence
    • Digital media: ownership, storage, licensing
    • File formats: Image, audio and video
    • Safely finding, downloading and using software on the internet
    • eCommerce history, tools and techniques
    • Online security - risks and precautions

  • Advanced web development (5 lectures, plus practical sessions)
    • Review of basic HTML5 and CSS
    • Using digital media (images, sound, and video)
    • Building interactive web pages with HTML5 and JavaScript
    • Creating simple animations with the HTML5 canvas

Assessment


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Textbooks

There are a large number of books on HTML5, JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Useful though these are as background, most go int much more detail than is covered in this course. In addition, there is great deal of material available online: in particular http://www.w3schools.com is a very useful resource.

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Coordinator Dr Jingpeng Li, Room 4B95 Web www.cs.stir.ac.uk/~jli - Tel 01786 467450 Fax 01786 464551
Mail Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA
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