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Archived Version 2004 - 2005

Module Title Web-based Interactive Design for Education
Module Code ES515
School School of Education Studies

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Module Co-ordinatorDr Margaret FarrenOffice NumberC145a
Level 5 Credit Rating 7.5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
. Demonstrate an understanding of essential interactive design principals and practices . Develop skills inorganising and persenting interactive material . Develop new ways of designing for interactive artefacts . Apply knowledge and skills in the desing and development of interactive web based artefacts

Learning Outcomes
. Think critically about design of interactive media. . Develop an outline plan for an e-learning course or learning object (LO) that can be incorporated into your subject area or work context . Apply knowledge of accessibility in design of artefact

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 0
Tutorials 0
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 112.5

Total 112.5
Assume that a 7.5 credit module load represents approximately 112.5 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
Indicative Syllabus:What exactly is Interactivity? ·Why bother with Interactivity?·History, present and future of interactive mediaDesign principles: Usability and Accessibility principles ·Human-centered, activity-based approach. ·Web and interactive applications that are not just aesthetically pleasing but also highly usable by their intended audiences. ·The Narrative WebInterface Evaluation Techniques ·Accessibility Evaluation Guidelines· User Interface Design ·Equal access to e-learning ·Tools and Resources for E-learning.Design and development ·What is Interactivity? ·Plan and Design for e-learning ·Theories of learning ·Storyboarding workshop Assessment: 100% Project based
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List
Barfield, L. (2004) Design for New Media, Interaction Design for Multimedia and the Web. Pearson Addison Wesley Nielsen, J. (2000) Designing Web Usability Nielsen, J. & Tahir, M. (2002) Homepage Usability. New Riders Preece, J. (2002) Interaction Design. Wiley. Shneiderman, B. (2003). Leonardos Laptop. Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies.
Programme or List of Programmes
GEMGrad Dip in Ed. & Training Management