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CP3402 - Content Management Systems

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

In this subject, students will learn about Web-based Content Management Systems (CMS), and use them to develop websites. Students will review CMS tools and technologies and evaluate them in terms of client requirements. Students will develop sites using front-end (client-side) and back-end (server-side) programming while considering issues of interface and user experience, accessibility and Web standards.

Learning Outcomes

  • appraise the role of content management technologies to acquire, organise and present web content;
  • create and deploy websites using Content Management Systems, including creation and editing content, creating custom templates or themes, and performing site management;
  • Examine installation and maintenance considerations for modern websites.

Subject Assessment

  • Performance/Practice/Product > Website development/creation - (20%) - Individual
  • Project - (50%) - Group
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (30%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: (CP1404 OR CP1804 AND CP1406 OR CP1806) OR CP2010, AND 24 CREDIT POINTS OF CP SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP5637

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coord/Lect: Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Dr Randy Zhu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 37 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 37 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Mrs Kanika Goel.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.