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Design for Dynamic Data (9394.3)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment


  • UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2020 Semester 2 Dr   Reza   RYAN (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

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The Application Programming Interface (API) has become a constant on todays web. Services such as Twitter, FaceBook, YouTube, Flickr, Gmail, Wordpress and Tumblr all offer access through their well documented APIs. This unit focuses on the creative cultural opportunities afforded by the advent of APIs. Students work with a variety of APIs to develop innovative web applications, and employ appropriate development and evaluation methodologies for their context.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Design and develop a web application using one or more dynamic APIs;

2. Identify, analyse and adapt appropriate design conventions;

3. Identify and implement coding frameworks;

4. Identify and apply appropriate development and testing methodologies; and

5. Document design and development processes and outcomes.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours





Assumed Knowledge

Web design knowledge and expertise. Knowledge of graphic design and expertise with design software.

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