Module Identifier IL32920  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mrs Lucy Tedd  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Course delivery Lecture   3 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   1 Hours  
Assessment Practical exercise   Develpoment and evaluation of a Web page   50%  
  Report   Equivalent to 2,500 words   50%  
Further details  

Further Notes

NOTE: For all queries concerning this module, please contact Chris Armstrong, e-mail: who runs this module. For full details about the content of this module, please refer to the Module Handbook on the Department's web site.

This module is mainly delivered by printed open learning material, with electonic and face-to-face tutorial support.

Select Bibliography:

Cooke, Alison. A guide to finding quality information on the Internet: selection and evaluation strategies. London: Library Association Publishing, 1999.

Rosenfeld, Louis and Morville, Peter. Information architecture for the World Wide Web. Sebastopol. CA: O?Reilly, 1998.

Journal of Electronic Publishing. Available at

Publishing Internet links. Available at

Makedon, Fillia and Rebelsky, Samuel A. (eds.) Electronic multimedia publishing: enabling technologies and authoring issues. Boston, MA: Kluwer, 1998.

Oppenheim, Charles. The legal and regulatory environment for electronic information. 3rd ed. Tetbury: Infonortics, 1999.

Armstrong, Chris J. Staying legal. London: Library Association Publishing, 1999

Metadata information clearing house. Available at

Webmonkey: DreamWeaver walk through. Available at

Kerr, M. How to promote your web site effectively. London: Aslib and Information Management International, 1999.

Web developers?s virtual library. Available at

Brief description

The module will explain the processes of electronic publishing, editorial tasks and responsibilities, Web page production and Web site / intranet management. On completion of this module, students should be able to:

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, students should be able to:
1.1 devise appropriate quality criteria for evaluation of Web sites
1.2. explain the processes of electronic publishing, the editorial tasks and responsibilities
1.3. use appropriate software for Web page design
1.4. explain the function of metadata
1.5. develop Web pages and a Web site, with due account taken of aesthetic and usability factors
1.6. describe the legal and security issues for Web site management
1.7. discuss the criteria to be considered when managing an organisational intranet or extranet