User Centred Web Development

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To explore the practices and methodologies of Web application development following a user centred design approach. To gain hands-on experience in Web application design and development using available tools and methods as well as ready-made Web applications. To develop an understanding of sustainable Web design and development.

Intended learning outcomes (ILOs)

Having completed this unit the student is expected to:
Demonstrate understanding of user centred design approaches in the context of Web development;
Design Web user interfaces (WUI) for a variety of contexts using appropriate tools and methods;
Build Web user interface (WUI) prototypes in a user-centred design process using appropriate web technologies;
Evaluate designs with appropriate usability evaluation methods and analyse evaluation results using proper analytical methods
Implement design solutions through customising read-made web content management systems (WCMS).
Understand related legal, ethical and social issues deriving from such web applications so as to maintain their health and sustainability.

Unit Leader

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Dr Benjamin Gorman

Lecturer (Academic) in Computer Science