DMED H1013 - Web Development 1

Short Title:Web Development 1
Full Title:Web Development 1
Module Code:DMED H1013
ECTS credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Contributor:Frances Murphy
Module Description:The aims of this module are to provide learners with: an understanding of the technologies and processes involved in building web sites; the skills necessary to create web pages using HTML and CSS, and an appreciation of the role of web standards in the creation of usable and accessible content for the World Wide Web
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to
  1. Distinguish between and describe practices for separating structural and presentational markup
  2. Describe and categorise mark-up languages with examples
  3. Describe and demonstrate how to create and style web pages, which conform with web standards

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
HTML Structural Markup
• Markup languages and the separation of structure from presentation • The HTML element, tags and attributes • The basic HTML document • HTML text mark-up (headings, paragraphs, lists, special characters, other text elements) • Adding images to web pages • The HTML link element
Presentational Markup with CSS
• Use of style sheets • CSS concepts: rules, selectors and declarations • Text formatting and alignment with CSS • Colors and backgrounds • Units of measurement
• Vertical nav bars
• Use HTML and CSS validation tools
Indicative Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work Assessment %100.00%
Course Work Assessment %
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Lab work Complete weekly lab sheets on HTML and CSS, based on lecture material 1,2,3 20.00 n/a
Project Each student will create a website which demonstrates key skills 1,2,3 80.00 Sem 1 End
No Final Exam Assessment %
Indicative Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.
Reassessment Description
practical examination

ITB reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Indicative Module Workload & Resources

Indicative Workload: Full Time
Frequency Indicative Average Weekly Learner Workload
Every Week 30.00
Every Week 30.00
Every Week 40.00
Recommended Book Resources
  • Jennifer Niederst Robbins, Learning Web Design, O'Reilly Media [ISBN: 1-4493-1927-0]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Mike McGrath 2011, HTML5 In Easy Steps, In Easy Steps [ISBN: 9781840]
  • Mike McGrath 2013, CSS3 In Easy Steps, In Easy Steps [ISBN: 9781840785]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
BN_DDMED_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media [240 ECTS credits] 1 Mandatory
BN_DDMED_7 Bachelor of Arts in Creative Digital Media [180 ECTS credits] 1 Mandatory
BN_DDMED_XWC Certificate in Creative Web Communication [Level 6 30 ECTS credits] 1 Mandatory