Elective: Frontend Design (EN)2021/2022
- Purpose and learning objectives
• developing using a commonly used package manager for managing complex applicationsSkills
• a version control system for sharing of knowledge, specifically for collaborative work
• core technologies and methods for data persistence in web applications
• how to enhance affordance using animations and/or visual means
• creating user stories to document how the user interacts with the solution
• aesthetic means and ethical considerations in frontend design
• dynamically created graphical elements
• legal and ethical guidelines and how new technology changes expectations, values and
• estimating resource requirements in planning a task
• the current web technology landscape of tools and frameworks
• how to stay up to date with digital trends and technologies
• use core web technologies to create complex interactive user-interfaces
• use and understand existing design systems, and UI frameworks
• plan, document, and communicate user-interface implementations, using core methods
• automate optimisation of websites for fast delivery, including content optimisation
• create engaging forms and interactions that provide relevant feedback to the user
• create Data Visualisations to present complex data
• plan and create content and prepare it for presentation and scripting
• use methods and selected tools for digital marketing
• identify and test the current state of available technologies, as well as up-and-coming
• experiment with new cutting-edge features/frameworks/tools, and plan for learning more
• in teams, or individually, plan and develop complex user interfaces related to user
experience, content, business and technology
• identify, acquire and develop their own skills and knowledge in relation to a specified
subject area and communicate these to external stakeholders
• enter into development-oriented and/or interdisciplinary work processes
• identify and apply relevant theories, methods, terminology and tools for implementing
complex digital media productions
- Type of instruction
The teaching is a combination of classroom instruction, lectures, workshops, study groups, exercises, major project work and not least guidance. The organisation of the teaching is based on relevant professional practice and applied theory.
The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)Prerequisites for access to the examinationAt KEA, several of the hand-ins during third semesters are mandatory and must be handed in before the student can sit the corresponding exams. The detailed requirements for hand-ins and a description of which assignments are mandatory can be found on the learning platform for Multimedia Design at the beginning of the semester.Exam in one or more subjectsSubject/module is tested standaloneThe purpose of the exam is to test students’ understanding of theory, methods and tools relevant to the elective subject. The exam project is to be prepared in groups of 2 to 4 students.
The project work must be interdisciplinary and problem-oriented. The project must result in a functional digital prototype and a report documenting the development process and the product.Type of examOral examinationAn oral individual exam based on a joint presentation or a group exam based on an exam project.
The exam is held at the end of the third semester.
The exam consists of
• GradingIndividual exam or group examIndividualExam languagesEnglishType of evaluation7-point grading scaleExaminersInternal censureExam criteriaThe exam will be assessed by one or more examiners according to the 7-point grading scale. Students receive one grade based on an overall assessment of the product, documentation report, presentation and examination. The assessment of the performance is a reflection of students’ understanding and presentation of the learning objectives for the third semester, as described in the curriculum.
In the subject Elective: Frontend Design (EN) you will receive 320 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 426 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 39% of your total workload for the subject.
The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: classroom teaching.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: project work.
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*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances