Media Technology
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Media Technology
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
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Course aims
The course aim is to provide an overview of a Web project in a practical way focusing on Web 2.0 and content management systems with the design.
Brief description of the course
Content management systems principles, an overview of the most popular open source content management systems. Design process of creating an Internet portal (an idea - to implementation), using different content management systems, testing, validation. New Web technologies (RSS Feeds, wikis, social networking and Web 2.0 tools, etc.).
The course consists of lectures and practice, where students must actively participate. Students are divided in groups of 1-2. Each group must create CMS-based Internet portal, combined with various Web 2.0 capabilities. Design process is documented and evaluated. Each student must make and present a report of sub-themes of Web 2.0 (15-20 minutes).
Independent work
Students carry out the creation of a web project: prepare project documentation, carry out assessments and create a fully functional Web using open source CMS. Students will also create two presentation about new media and their project.
Learning outcomes in the course
Is familiar with the web creation and designing processes and understands Web design (creation) various stages;
Is able to analyze the design process (also to conduct the interview, evaluation in a different stages);
Knows about the user-friendliness and user-oriented web design;
Understands various options to create Web sites (HTML to CMS);
Knows how to analyze, choose suitable from the various content management systems; Knows and uses at least one CMS: creates content, navigation, changes the design, adds modules etc;
Knows web creating standards in general;
Is familiar with Web trends, Web 2.0, social networks, social networks impact to the new WWW.
Assessment methods
Pass/fail assessment
Independent work 75%, Presentation 25%
Assessment conditions: participation in the traineeship for at least 3 practicum, independent work done positively and 100% with and a presented report in the class.
Birgy Lorenz MSc
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