F1VX 34: Internet: Web Development Standards and Legislation
Unit code: F1VX 34
This Unit will look at current standards in relation to the development of accessible web applications. A candidate will investigate current legislation and standards in relation to this as well as looking at design principles that should be adopted to comply with current legislation. A candidate will also validate content to appraise the level of compliance to accessibility and usability principles.
On completion of the Unit the candidate should be able to:1. Describe accessibility legislation and industry Codes of Practice that apply to web development.
2. Describe current standards and/or guidelines in relation to web accessibility issues.
3. Describe design principles in relation to accessible content of a given brief.
4. Evaluate content to adhere to and use current accessibility guidelines.
Credit points and level
1 HN Credit at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)
Recommended prior knowledge and skills
Access to this Unit will be at the discretion of the Centre, however it is recommended that candidates should have previous experience of studying Interactive Media at Higher National level. This Unit is primarily intended for candidates who propose to follow a career, or are following a career, as web developers or multimedia professionals and who require an understanding of the professional responsibilities of such employment.