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WEB DESIGN

CODE 83831
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 9913 DIGITAL HUMANITIES - COMUNICAZIONE E NUOVI MEDIA (LM-92) - SAVONA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-INF/05
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course faces the problem of designing flexible, accessible and robust web applications. Students will develop skills in creating effective user-centered web applications compliant to standards and following recent trends, based on the analysis of users’ needs, information architecture, usability and accessibility criteria, and functionalities.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Students will develop skills in creating effective user-centered web applications compliant to standards and following recent trends, based on the analysis of users’ needs, information architecture, usability and accessibility criteria, and functionalities.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Web technologies are pushing rapid changes in software solutions, also reflecting on society and humans' behaviours. The objective ot the course is making students aware of Web design issues.

    Learning outcomes will be: understanding the role of technology in the evolution of Web design, knowing basics of HTML and CSS, understanding structures and concepts of layout design, using patterns, understanding development frameworks, developing prototypes.

    PREREQUISITES

    Basics in Computer Science.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Active lectures and hands-on labs.

    Please note that the university laboratory and rooms meet more common accessibility criteria and they can be enhanced with specific aids and supporting technologies to make easy using computers  for everyone, according to their specific needs.

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    • Basics on the Internet and the WWW (recall)
    • Web design history and trends
    • Languages and tools for the Web   
    • Basic principles of web graphics
    • Web design
    • Frameworks 
    • Hands-on lab

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Teacher notes available via Aulaweb and recordings of the lessons via Teams.

    People who cannot attend lessons will make reference to the contents in the many links suggested within the notes and watch the recordings of the lessons via Teams. 

    Please note that the provided learning materials meet more common accessibility criteria, however they can be arranged in different formats, if needed, to improve their ease-of-use, according to each students' specific needs.

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    First semester 2022/2023

    Thet timetable will be available at: https://corsi.unige.it/en/corsi/9913/studenti-orario

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    At the end of the course, students will have to illustrate their project work.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The project work aims to proving that the students have acquired Web design capabilities and skills in using tools.

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with disabilities or learning disorders are allowed to use specific modalities and supports that will be determined on a case-by-case basis in agreement with the Delegate of the Engineering courses in the Committee for the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities. Students are invited to contact the teacher of this course and copy the Delegate (https://unige.it/commissioni/comitatoperlinclusionedeglistudenticondisa…).