Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Semester 2
Mutually Exclusive
Mutually Exclusive
CS25010 Enrollment in H620 or H621 year 2
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Other Combined Lecture and Practical. 22 hours


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Development project  produced using Flash, HTML5 or equivalent. (Approximately 50 hours work.)  80%
Semester Assessment Accompanying written report and business case.  (Approximately 1000 words.)  20%
Supplementary Assessment Resubmission of failed/non-submitted coursework components or ones of equivalent value.  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Demonstrate the skill of using appropriate tools and technologies to create Interactive Web content.

2. Analyse the place of different technologies and tools in creating Interactive Web content.

3. Present a business case for the addition of an Interactive Web aspect to an existing web site.


This module will complement, enforce and extend aspects of Interactive Web application design already studied by students.

Brief description

This is very much a hands-on module explaining the basics of designing Interactive Web applications, particularly adding animation, video and interactivity to Web pages. Possible technologies to consider include Adobe Flash, HTML5, Flash Builder, JavaScript, Java FX and SilverLight.
Students will start by learning and analysing the composition of an Interactive Web presentation before learning basic design skills and then progressing on to more advanced features as their skills and confidence grow. This will enable them by the end of the module, to be competent in producing and publishing Interactive Web content independently.
In addition, this module considers the place of different technologies in creating Interactive Web content such as the business context.


1. What is Interactive Web Content? The introduction of the tool which will be used for development during the module. (2 x 2 hour Lecture and Practical)
The tool will be one of Adobe Flash Professional, Swish, Flash Builder, SilverLight platform tools, HTML5 platform tools, or similar.

2. Processes needed to produce Interactive Web Content such as story boarding, timelines, sprites. (2 x 2 hour Lecture and Practical)

3. What formats are used to add Interactive Web Content? Discussion and investigation of alternatives including Flash, SilverLight, HTML5, JavaScript. (2 x 2 hour Lecture and Practical)

4. Fundamentals of Interactive Graphics including objects, vector and bit maps, text, audio, interactivity. (2 x 2 hour Lecture and Practical)

5. Advanced Interactive Graphics including morphing, tweening, ActiveScript, JavaScript and AJAX. (2 x 2 hour Lecture and Practical)

6. The Future. The state of play in the current marketplace as it relates to competing formats and tools. (1 x 2 hour Lecture and Practical)

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number
Communication Presentation of project.
Improving own Learning and Performance Lectures will introduce main points but students will have to learn independently also.
Information Technology Central to this module.
Personal Development and Career planning May influence career plans.
Problem solving In identification of presentation area.
Research skills Lectures will introduce main points but students will have to learn independently also.
Subject Specific Skills
Team work


This module is at CQFW Level 5