Course Title: Develop web pages for engineering applications

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: COSC6145C

Course Title: Develop web pages for engineering applications

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6121 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Mohammad Hassan
Phone: +61 3 9925 4700
mohammad.hassan@rmit.edu.au

Divya.Anshu Bhardwaj
Phone: +61 3 9925 4163
divya.bhardwaj@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

UEENEEE101A

Course Description

This unit covers the development of web pages for engineering applications. It encompasses working safely, developing web pages using authoring tools, client-side scripting, fundamental server-side scripting and documenting development activities.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED129A Develop web pages for engineering applications

Element:

1 Prepare to develop web pages for engineering applications.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.
1.3 The extent of development work is determined from page development specifications, including engineering subject matter, and in consultation with relevant persons.
1.4 Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved in the work.
1.5 Appropriate development tools and software are selected based on specified requirements and performance standards.
1.6 Strategies are implemented to ensure development work is carried out efficiently.

Element:

2 Develop web pages for engineering applications.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Knowledge of syntax functions and features of mark-up languages scripts in current use are applied to developing client-side programming. (Notes 1 and 2)
2.3 Pages are created and rendered with relative and absolute links, images and table formatting using cascaded styles sheets.
2.4 Forms are created with a variety of appropriate elements and element groupings to make forms easy to follow.
2.5 Knowledge of server scripting languages in current use is applied to scripting to developing client-side programming and validations. (See Note 3)
2.6 Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
2.7 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.

Element:

3 Test, evaluate, implement and document the developed web pages.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Testing and procedures are developed to evaluate web page programming.
3.2 Problems and bugs in web page programming are identified and rectified to ensure specifications are met.
3.3 Intermediate and final work reports are written in accordance with professional standards and presented to appropriate person(s).


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates

  • Classroom tutorial
  • Practical activities
  • Industrial visits
  • Projects

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:

EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base

EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.

EA 2. Engineering Application Ability

EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.

EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency UEENEED129A in the Assessment Matrix.


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:
WeekTopics DeliveredElements / Performance Criteria
 1 Introduction, list required resources, define assessment tasks, xhtml, client server architecture
OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.
The extent of development work is determined from page development specifications, including engineering subject matter, and in consultation with relevant persons.
OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1
 2 CSS
Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved in the work.
Appropriate development tools and software are selected based on specified requirements and performance standards.
OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
Knowledge of syntax functions and features of mark-up languages scripts in current use are applied to developing client-side programming.
 
 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2
 3 HTML5, CSS3
Appropriate development tools and software are selected based on specified requirements and performance standards.
Strategies are implemented to ensure development work is carried out efficiently.
Knowledge of syntax functions and features of mark-up languages scripts in current use are applied to developing client-side programming
Pages are created and rendered with relative and absolute links, images and table formatting using cascaded styles sheets
 
 1.5, 1.6, 2.2, 2.3
 4 DOM, schemas
Assignment due
Knowledge of syntax functions and features of mark-up languages scripts in current use are applied to developing client-side programming
Pages are created and rendered with relative and absolute links, images and table formatting using cascaded styles sheets.
Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
 
 2.2, 2.3, 2.6
 5 Forms, tables, frames
Forms are created with a variety of appropriate elements and element groupings to make forms easy to follow.
Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
 
 2.4, 2.6, 2.7
 6 XML, XSLT
Forms are created with a variety of appropriate elements and element groupings to make forms easy to follow.
Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
 
 2.4, 2.6, 2.7
 7 Javascript
Pages are created and rendered with relative and absolute links, images and table formatting using cascaded styles sheets.
Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
Testing and procedures are developed to evaluate web page programming.
 
 2.3, 2.6, 3.1
 8 Cookies
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
Testing and procedures are developed to evaluate web page programming.
Problems and bugs in web page programming are identified and rectified to ensure specifications are met.
 
 2.7, 3.1, 3.2
 9 Javascript form validation
OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
 
 2.1, 2.6, 2.7
 10 Wireless thin client programming, server scripting languages
Knowledge of server scripting languages in current use is applied to scripting to developing client-side programming and validations
Testing and procedures are developed to evaluate web page programming.
 
 2.5, 3.1
 11 Format output with XSLT
Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
 
 2.6, 2.7
 12 Format output with XSLT
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
Testing and procedures are developed to evaluate web page programming.
 
 2.7, 3.1
 13 Use javascript to display XML
Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards
Problems and bugs in web page programming are identified and rectified to ensure specifications are met.
 
 2.6, 2.7, 3.2
 14 Use javascript to display XML
Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards
 
 2.6, 2.7
 15 Build XML website
Testing and procedures are developed to evaluate web page programming.
Problems and bugs in web page programming are identified and rectified to ensure specifications are met.
 
 3.1, 3.2
 16 Build XML website
Testing and procedures are developed to evaluate web page programming.
Problems and bugs in web page programming are identified and rectified to ensure specifications are met.
 
 3.1, 3.2
 17  Review / Resit
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
Problems and bugs in web page programming are identified and rectified to ensure specifications are met.
Intermediate and final work reports are written in accordance with professional standards and presented to appropriate person(s).
 
 2.7, 3.2, 3.3
 18 Review / Results Entry
Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
Problems and bugs in web page programming are identified and rectified to ensure specifications are met.
Intermediate and final work reports are written in accordance with professional standards and presented to appropriate person(s)
 

 2.7, 3.2, 3.3

  • Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated is 8 hours outside the class time.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Simply Javascript
Yank & Adams
Sitepoint, ISBN: 978-0-9802858-0-2 The Ultimate HTML Reference
Ian Lloyd
Sitepoint, ISBN: 978-0-9802858-8-8 The Ultimate CSS Reference
Olsson & O’Brien
Sitepoint, ISBN: 978-0-9802858-5-7 The CSS Anthology
Rachel Andrew
Sitepoint, ISBN: 978-0-9871530-2-9 Build Your Own Site The Right Way Using HTML & CSS
Ian Lloyd
Sitepoint, ISBN: 978-0-9870908-5-0 HTML Utopia: Designing Without Tables Using CSS
Dan Shafer
Sitepoint, ISBN: 978-0-9579218-2-5 Web Design With XML
Knobloch & Kopp
Wiley, ISBN: 9780470847183
 

New Perspectives- HTML, CSS and XML, Patrick Carey


Other Resources

Resource materials will be available on myRMIT>Studies>COSC6145C


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment: Assignment 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

 

Assessment 2: Assignment 2

Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

 

Assessment 3: Written Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance Criteria Assignment 1Assignment 2Written Test
1.1xxx
1.2 xx
1.3x x
1.4x x
1.5xxx
1.6x x
2.1xxx
2.2xxx
2.3xxx
2.4xxx
2.5xxx
2.6x x
2.7xxx
3.1xxx
3.2xxx
3.3xxx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Assessment Tasks

  • Reflective Journal, 18% - Starting from Week 1
  • Online Tests, 42%- Starting from Week 3
  • Assignment 1, 20 % -Week 8
  • Assignmnet 2, 20%- Week 16

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:
80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.


Assessment Matrix

 UEENEED129A Develop web pages for engineering
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.51.62.12.22.32.42.52.62.73.13.23.3
Reflective Journalxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Online TestsXXXX XX x xx xXX x xX
Assignment 1X XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Assignment 2XX  X XXXXX XXX

X

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
AssessmentsEA1.1EA1.2EA1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
Reflective JournalXXXX
XX
XXXXX
X
XXXX
Online Tests
XX
X XX
 XXXXX
XXX
XX
 X
Project 1X XX XXXXXXXX XX
Project 2XX XXXXXXX XX XX

All Assessments

UEENEED129A

3322123332232122
0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed.
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element.
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element.
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element.

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.

The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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