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Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks, 3-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

What's the Idea?

Welcome to the first module of 'Responsive Website Development and Design Capstone!'. In this module you will define what the end point is for your project, brainstorm ideas about your project and conduct a SWOT analysis to clarify aspects of your ideas. In addition, you will define a target audience and list the 4 Ps: Price, Product, Place and Promotion. Finally, you will identify key resources needed for your project and will develop a high level project timeline. ...
1 video (Total 7 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
1 video
8 readings
Capstone Activity Plan - READ ME FIRST!10m
How will the project be assessed?10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Example projects10m
Example Mission Statement for TextCircle10m
Example of 'The Idea'10m
Example SWOT Analysis10m
How we will use todo lists in this course10m
2 practice exercises
What's the Idea Quiz12m
To-Do List4m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Pitching your Idea

Welcome to the second module of 'Responsive Website Development and Design Capstone!'. By the end of this module, you will transition your idea from the abstract to the concrete, use process analysis to identify the main processes people can carry out in your application and identify primary and secondary processes. In addition, you will develop ideas about user experience through user journeys and describe processes as step by step procedures. Finally, you will be able to explain what an elevator pitch is. ...
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Simple Example Pitch Video1m
1 reading
Learning Outcomes10m
2 practice exercises
Pitching your Idea Quiz6m
To-Do List8m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Digitising the Idea

Welcome to the third module of 'Responsive Website Development and Design Capstone!' By the end of this module you will have, put your idea into a digital format, explained the purpose of a site skeleton and defined paths through your site skeleton. In addition, you will have made design wireframes for key pages in your application and developed ideas about the look and feel for your application. ...
1 video (Total 10 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
1 video
1 reading
Learning Outcomes10m
2 practice exercises
Digitising the Idea Quiz10m
To-Do List8m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Building the App I

Welcome to the fourth module of 'Responsive Website Development and Design Capstone!'. In this module you will describe the iterated project lifestyle, understand the purposes of backup and version control and list the reasons for using APIs. You will also share the experience of development and describe black box user testing using user pathways. Finally, you will use your digitised idea to create weekly tasks, carry out weekly reviews and use basic git and github functionality. ...
3 videos (Total 28 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Github12m
Time Management5m
2 readings
Learning Outcomes10m
Github: further information10m
2 practice exercises
Building the App Quiz20m
To-Do List8m
Week
5
2 hours to complete

Building the App II

Welcome to the fifth module of 'Responsive Website Development and Design Capstone!'. This is the second module covering the app development process. As in the previous module, In this module you will describe the iterated project lifestyle, understand the purposes of backup and version control and list the reasons for using APIs. You will also share the experience of development and describe black box user testing using user pathways. Finally, you will use your digitised idea to create weekly tasks, carry out weekly reviews and use basic git and github functionality. ...
2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 readings
Learning Outcomes10m
Keep working on your app!10m
1 practice exercise
To-Do List8m
Week
6
5 hours to complete

Presenting your project

Welcome to the final module of 'Responsive Website Development and Design Capstone!'.In this module you will list the typical components of a technical showcase, consider how to pitch a technical presentation and use the key processes from the design phase to demonstrate your software. Finally, you will explain the basics of user surveys and understand the value of user feedback. ...
2 videos (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
2 videos
Example Technical Demo Video5m
2 readings
Learning Outcomes10m
Example Technical Demo Video: slides10m
2 practice exercises
Final To-Do List8m
End of Project Git Log2m
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By GAApr 8th 2016

You will apply your Meteor.js Knowledge doing a nice project, something you love to do, or want to do for helping people.

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My first ever full stack web development course.. in my life. Hoping to create something very very awesome :D

Instructors

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Dr Matthew Yee-King

Lecturer
Computing Department, Goldsmiths, University of London
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Dr James Ohene-Djan

Senior Lecturer and Assistant Pro Warden
Computing Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

About University of London

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About the Responsive Website Development and Design Specialization

This Specialization covers the basics of modern full stack web development, from UX design, to front-end coding, to custom databases. You’ll build foundational skills in a full range of technologies, including HTML/CSS, Javascript, and MongoDB, and you’ll learn to implement a reactive, multi-user web application using the meteor.js framework. We’ll also touch on more advanced topics, such as APIs, data visualization, and animation....
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