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Multimedia Computing and Interactivity

Presentation

The topics developed in the UC are grouped into core modules.
These, in an integrated way, seek to promote a set of skills in students, namely:

  • Foster the students' sensitivity to the development of a website.
  • Sensitize and present the classic tools available for the development of websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • To enable students to a set of concepts that allow the development of websites

Programme

Applied Communication

Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS

| Semestral | 7

Year | Type of course unit | Language

1 |Mandatory |Português

Code

ULP1652-2590

Recommended complementary curricular units

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Professional Internship

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Syllabus

At the end of this course unit the student is expected to be able to:
- Identify the characteristics of digital media.
- Understand the operation of communication networks.
- Know the history, architecture, and services of the Internet.
- Know the origins and operation of the World Wide Web.
- Design, structure, and produce content for the web using HTML and CSS.
- Understand the mechanisms that support web search systems.
- Plan and execute advanced web searches.
- Understand the processes involved in information management and principles of information design relevant to web content optimization.
- Plan the development of web content: from macrostructure to final prototype.
- Depurate graphical and aesthetic skills in accordance with the particularities of the web as an interactive and multimedia medium.
- Design and implement web conten

Objectives

This curricular unit has the following objectives

  1. Knowledge about digital media with particular emphasis on the Internet;
  2. Practical knowledge about the analysis, design, architecture and production of websites;
  3. Knowledge of information architecture and design, oriented to the development of web content.

Teaching methodologies and assessment

The teaching of the course unit is based on theoretical-practical classes and practical classes. The theoretical-practical classes consist, in their essence, of expository sessions, which serve to introduce the fundamental concepts of the UC associated with each of the topics of the subject. The practical classes are based on the analysis, design, and implementation of the theoretical concepts, using computers and installed development software.
Evaluation will be distributed by final exam
The final mark will be made up of
Website analysis- 25%
Final project (Website development) - 55%
Weekly activities - 20% (5% theoric + 15% practice)
(Minimum grade: 7 points, each component)
The student must attend at least 75% of the classes.

References

  • Lemos, Manuel; Estar na internet. ISBN: 972-8298-94-3
  • Jennifer Niederst Robbins; Learning Web Design, Fourth Edition, O?Reilly Media, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-449-31927-4
  • Roy Mckelvey; Hypermedia Graphics, Rotovision. ISBN: 2-88046-329-7
  • Tufte, Edward R.; Envisioning information. ISBN: 0-9613921-1-8
  • Tufte, Edward R.; Beautiful evidence. ISBN: 0-9613921-7-7

 

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