Module Title:   Mobile Applications

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   CM-1067D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Computer Science

Related Department/Subject Area:   SCIM (Dept of Computer Science)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Pauline Chan

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
To communicate knowledge of the technology necessary and available to deliver applications and web content to mobile devices.
To place mobile communication in a context of ongoing development against which pragmatic discussion about future developments in mobile industry technology can take place.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Lectures and lab sessions make up the contact time. The lectures will present the relevant theory underpinning the subject and the practicals will enable students to apply the theory to practical situations. Assessment is by practical work and associated reports.

Lectures:   20.00          Directed Study:   140.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   10.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   30.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate mastery of at least two methods of delivering media content and applications to mobile devices.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate the ability to use at least one method of delivering media content and applications to mobile devices.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

research technical developments in a rapidly changing industry.

  Other form of assessment   20%
 
  Prototype Application and proposal for main project
  Other form of assessment   50%
 
  Main mobile application project
  Coursework   30%
 
  Presentation/Usability evaluation
  Other form of assessment   60%
 
  Supplementary assessment: mobile application project
  Coursework   40%
 
  Supplementary assessment: Proposal and Presentation

Outline Syllabus:
Mobile technology`s historical development; the technical means by which content is delivered to wireless hand held devices will be investigated; current limitations and possibilities of handheld browser technologies; usability and design issues for mobile devices.

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