Course Title: Design dynamic websites to meet technical requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6068 Advanced Diploma of Computer Science

Course Title: Design dynamic websites to meet technical requirements

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences


Term1 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Christina Norwood

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4931

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course teaches how to design and implement a website dynamically, using files and/or database interaction for providing content. Site design is informed by user requirements and general usability concerns. Technical requirements for implementing required functionality are explored. Typical sites examined include community and ecommerce sites.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

COSC 5291C Build a document using extensible mark-up language
COSC 5292C Create dynamic pages
COSC 5293C Develop website information architecture

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITAD141A Design dynamic websites to meet technical requirements


Define the human/computer interface

Define the technical environment

Design website

Determine site heirarchy

Develop a standards document

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the particular competency .
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including skills test, extended assignment, and a written theory exam