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CP5637 - Content Management Systems

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
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 design, accessibility and Web standards. Students will develop plugins or extensions that integrate with existing systems to extend their functionality.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appraise the role of content management technologies to organise and present web content;
  • Create and deploy websites using content management systems, including creating and editing content, creating custom templates or themes, and performing site management;
  • Examine installation and maintenance considerations for modern websites;
  • Extend the functionality of content management systems with Web programming.
Prerequisites: CP5638
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3402

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturers: Mr Dion Nguyen, Mr Lindsay Ward.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assignment 1 (20%); assignment 2 (30%); assignment 3 (20%); practicals (20%); presentation (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
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
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assignment 1 (20%); assignment 2 (30%); assignment 3 (20%); practicals (20%); presentation (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturers: Dr Cue Nguyen, Mrs Kanika Goel.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assignment 1 (20%); assignment 2 (30%); assignment 3 (20%); practicals (20%); presentation (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Mr Lindsay Ward
Lecturer: Mr Dion Nguyen.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assignment 1 (20%); assignment 2 (30%); assignment 3 (20%); practicals (20%); presentation (10%).

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.