Module Title:Web Design and UX
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This is a lab based module. Students will learn from demonstrations and multiple choice quizzes, projects. Students will partake in practical exercises, group critique, project meetings.
Module Aim: Develop knowledge and competency in front-end web design technology, techniques and workflow. Understand what UX design and development.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Understand UX design and development. Understand the workflow used in creation of engaging experiences for users.
LO2 Design web interfaces using a design process that follows best practice and web standards
LO3 Develop basic programming skills using HTML and CSS.
LO4 Demonstrate ability to publish and manage a website and all associated files on a remote server.
LO5 Demonstrate the use of a high level web authoring tool
LO6 Understand trending technology and development techniques used in Web Design & UX Design
Pre-requisite learning
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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Web Communications
Development of the World Wide Web. Standards Development and Browser Relationship. Mobile Web. Development tools.
UX Design
Understand what UX design is and how to create and develop an engaging User Experience
HTML
Start and end tags, elements, composite tags, attributes, containers. Forms and layout options. Input types
CSS
CSS syntax, selectors, properties, values, precedence. CSS box model. Compound selectors, ids, classes, advanced CSS selectors. External vs Internal vs Inline CSS. Media Queries.
Web Design & Development
Using the latest technologies, create a dynamic and responsive website from design concept through to wireframe & development.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Demonstrate knowledge of HTML & CSS. 1,3 30.00 n/a
Project Follow a process that includes organisational schema, wireframe and mockups to design a website that will display given content. Implement this design using a high level web authoring tool to create a responsive website. The website should take into consideration the UX experience, content flow. The website will be cross-browser compatible. 2,4,5,6 70.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab/Lecture Every Week 6.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 12.00
Total Hours 18.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab/Lecture Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Every Week 15.00
Total Hours 18.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBDMA_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Digital Marketing with Analytics 3 Mandatory
CW_BBDMA_D Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing with Analytics 3 Mandatory