Topics covered include:
- Web page creation and styling using HTML and CSS.
- Protocols and standards supporting Internet Applications design and security issues.
- Database-driven web applications.
COMP103 Introduction to Computer Science 1
Official Timetable Information
Students should expect to spend about 12 hours per week on this paper, in the following proportions:
|Private Study||9 hours (including optional attendance at supervised labs)|
Links to appropriate readings and reference materials will be provided on Moodle as the paper progresses.
All necessary resources will be provided on Moodle.
The laboratory for this course is Computing
Laboratory Six. The programming environment for the majority of the course will be Linux. Printing, email and web access is available but will be charged for through the Unicash charging system. Other software will be made available as required.
A combination of practical exercises, tests and examination. All items of assessment are to be completed on an individual basis.
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 2:1
All items of assessment are compulsory.
Assessment items submitted later than the stated deadline will receive a grade of IC (incomplete). Given that all assessment items are compulsory, this will result in a grade of IC for the paper.
Students need to get at least 40% in the exam to pass the paper overall.
|Component||% of overall mark|
developing a web site using validated HTML and CSS
client-side material from weeks 1-6
processing web page form data in PHP
a database driven web site
Hand-in and Return of Assignments
Practical assignments will be submitted via Moodle. Feedback will be provided via Moodle.
Grading schedules will be provided as appropriate.
Class attendance is expected. The lecture material is an integral part of the course. Failure to attend any timetabled sections of the paper means the student may miss material not presented elsewhere.
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Review of Grade
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