INF446 Web Publishing for Organisations (8)

This subject introduces the web technologies used to manage information in todays digitally connected world so that information professionals can function effectively in knowledge creating environments. Students will research and learn the concepts, tools and techniques of web design and their practical applications while taking into consideration various design standards such as security and accessibility. A key aim will be to analyse and understand the organisational context, goals, and objectives to effectively transmit and share of information. Students will also learn how to make the online content informative and engaging to attract and hold website visitors attention. Therefore, gaining knowledge of fundamental web design concepts and their application in real world context is the main focus of this subject.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Information Studies

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed INF104, INF217, INF219, INF322, and INF526.

Incompatible Subjects

INF104, INF217, INF219, INF322, INF526

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse, evaluate, and select appropriate web design elements for creating, transmitting and sharing information;
  • be able to research and apply good design techniques to improve readability and usability of online content;
  • be able to critically analyse the organisational context to reflect upon and synthesise issues that affect web design and publishing; and
  • be able to interpret and transmit knowledge of web accessibility, security and other web design standards to specialist and non-specialist audience.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Essentials of online content creation
  • Website design and publishing fundamentals
  • Creating websites in organisational context
  • Accessible and secure website design and standards


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.