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Introduction to Internet and Mobile Technologies (ICT108)

Organisational Unit School of Engineering and Information Technology
Credit Points 3
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal
Description Introduces the fundamentals of the Internet, interactive web applications, mobile applications and the basics of digital content development for Internet and mobile applications. Tools and techniques used for developing Internet and mobile applications are introduced. Topics include: overview of Internet and mobile technology; overview of digital content; HTML and XHTML; CSS; web authoring tools; interactive web application; Javascript; mobile application development; and tools for cross-platform mobile development.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; laboratory: 2 hours per week (1 hour unsupervised).
Prerequisites Nil.
Notes Each student is expected to read the lecture notes and any recommended materials relevant to the topic each week. Students will also need to spend some time doing the lab exercises for that week. In addition each student needs to complete one assignment, a project and sit the final examination.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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