JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

CP5637 - Content Management Systems

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
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.

Subject Assessment

  • Assignment 1 - (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - (20%)
  • Practicals - (20%)
  • Presentation - (10%).
Prerequisites: CP5638
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3402

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
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

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Coordinator: 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

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
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

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: 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

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.