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INF219 Web Publishing for Information Agencies (8)

Abstract

This subject introduces a range of web technologies used to manage and publish information in the digital environment. It provides the knowledge and basic skills to create digital content online that will enable students to function effectively as information professionals. Students will learn the fundamental concepts of web design, publishing and its standards, such as security and accessibility, and will use simple tools and techniques to create a website in a real world context. A key aim of the subject is the creation of online content that relates to organisational goals. Students will also learn to design and create informative and engaging content to attract and hold the user’s attention.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: INF219
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Information Studies

Enrolment restrictions

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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to evaluate, select and use appropriate web design elements for creating, organising, storing, sharing and working with information;
  • be able to analyse and apply good design techniques to improve readability and usability of online content;
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues and tools that affect web design and publishing in an organisational context; and
  • be able to explain the application of accessibility, security and other standards in web design.

Syllabus

The 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 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 14 December 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.