Module Title:Web Programming and Databases 2
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 7 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: There will be two 1-hour lectures and four hours laboratory work per week. The laboratory sessions will provide students with the opportunity to practice the programming material presented in lectures. The students will be expected to participate actively in lectures and lab sessions.
Module Aim: To have students produce dynamic Web applications using client side and server side technologies, with an appreciation of security issues, the User Experience and the importance of testing these web applications.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Design and code dynamic websites that integrate with databases using server-side technologies.
LO2 Design, code and test websites that will give a high level of user satisfaction and maximise user productivity
LO3 Be aware of the security issues with the websites being developed.
Pre-requisite learning
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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Developing Dynamic Web Sites with Database Integration
Developing Dynamic Web Sites with Database Integration using PHP and MySQL with an awareness of potential security issues. Testing these websites for functionality and usability.
Interacting with the database
SQL - DML queries
User Experience
Developing an understanding of the user. Designing interfaces using a selection of prototyping, concept development, building scenarios etc.
Website Testing
Functionality testing, Usability testing etc
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment25.00%
Practical25.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Implement a dynamic website using Javascript, CSS, HTML , MySQL and PHP including consideration of usability issues. 1,2 25.00 Week 9
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Work on the lab sheets provided each week to practice applying concepts and techniques presented in lectures. 1,2,3 25.00 Every Week
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam This exam will assess all the different aspects of the module addressed in lectures. 1,2,3 50.00 End-of-Semester

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Laboratory 12 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Estimated Learner Hours 15 Weeks per Stage 3.53
Total Hours 125.00
 

Module Delivered In

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CW_KCCSY_D Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management 4 Mandatory
CW_KCSOF_D Bachelor of Science in Software Development 4 Mandatory
CW_KCCOM_C Higher Certificate in Science in Computing Programming 4 Mandatory