Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to explore the theory and practice of developing and marketing applications for Apple iPhone and Ipod Touch devices.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to be able to understand the differences between web and native apps; and to develop web apps for Apple iPhone and Ipod Touch devices.

Course contents

The course will 1. revise html and css; 2. explore aspects of html5 and css3; 3. develop competence in javascript and the use of libraries, primarily JQuery; 4. create a working web app for the iPhone; 5. launch the app publicly.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Thorough knowledge and understanding of html & css; some familiarity of javascript.

Previous course names

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Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 70 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 140 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 140 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1: presentation of completed app (60%) Examination 2: written report, in the form of manual and/or production notes (40%)

Teacher

Kelly Owen

Examiner

Kelly Owen

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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