Module title: Introduction to the Web

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SET07104
Module leader: Andrea Scott
School School of Computing
Subject area group: Software Engineering
Prerequisites

N/A

2018/9, Trimester 3, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Andrea Scott
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
This module will be delivered online, using Moodle as the principal delivery mechanism.

5 timetabled contact sessions will be arranged which will be used to provide a face-to-face discussion forum and feedback. Online discussion topics will be used to provide class interaction and a class wiki will be used for information gathering.

There will be 2 assessments. The first one will involve providing evidence of effective web application use (e.g. through establishing and populating a wiki or blog) combined with an essay on some aspect of social/ legal issues of the Web. (LO1, LO2).
The second assessment will be the design, development and evaluation of web pages (LO3)

Assessment (formative or summative)
The courseworks are designed to provide evidence of key skills. The first coursework will enable early intervention where appropriate.


Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 5
Independent Learning Guided independent study 195
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1,2 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Practical Skills Assessment 50 3 13 HOURS= 20, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 1, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Andrea Scott
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
This module will be delivered online, using Moodle as the principal delivery mechanism.

5 timetabled contact sessions will be arranged which will be used to provide a face-to-face discussion forum and feedback. Online discussion topics will be used to provide class interaction and a class wiki will be used for information gathering.

There will be 2 assessments. The first one will involve providing evidence of effective web application use (e.g. through establishing and populating a wiki or blog) combined with an essay on some aspect of social/ legal issues of the Web. (LO1, LO2).
The second assessment will be the design, development and evaluation of web pages (LO3)

Assessment (formative or summative)
The courseworks are designed to provide evidence of key skills. The first coursework will enable early intervention where appropriate.


Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 5
Independent Learning Guided independent study 195
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1,2 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Practical Skills Assessment 50 3 13 HOURS= 20, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 2, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Andrea Scott
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
This module will be delivered online, using Moodle as the principal delivery mechanism.

5 timetabled contact sessions will be arranged which will be used to provide a face-to-face discussion forum and feedback. Online discussion topics will be used to provide class interaction and a class wiki will be used for information gathering.

There will be 2 assessments. The first one will involve providing evidence of effective web application use (e.g. through establishing and populating a wiki or blog) combined with an essay on some aspect of social/ legal issues of the Web. (LO1, LO2).
The second assessment will be the design, development and evaluation of web pages (LO3)

Assessment (formative or summative)
The courseworks are designed to provide evidence of key skills. The first coursework will enable early intervention where appropriate.


Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 5
Independent Learning Guided independent study 195
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1,2 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Practical Skills Assessment 50 3 13 HOURS= 20, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Introduction to the Internet - basics of architecture, infrastructure, personal and financial security, social and legal issues
Web applications – searching tools, evaluating content credibility, wikis, blogs, social networking sites (such as YouTube, Facebook)
Web design, development and evaluation

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Explain the contribution of the web to society and assess its legal and social implications
LO2: Make effective use of a wide range of web applications
LO3: Design, develop and evaluate web pages

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - W LEHNERT, R L KOPEC (2007) WEB 101: MAKING THE NET WORK FOR YOU: ADDISON-WESLEY, 3rd ed.
Core - M LEVEN (2010) AN INTRODUCTION TO SEARCH ENGINES AND WEB NAVIGATION: ADDISON-WESLEY, 2nd ed.
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