BIBV3050 Web development Emneplan

Engelsk emnenavn
Web development
Bachelorstudium i bibliotek- og informasjonsvitenskap
10 stp.


This course deals with a variety of tasks related to the process of web development. It both expands on earlier courses that have covered user analysis, web technologies and the organization of data and digital documents and introduces new topics. Among these are information architecture, practical skills in publishing tools, user testing and project management including the development of requirement specifications, prototypes and user testing.

The teaching language is in English.




After completing the course, the student should have the following overall learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The student

  • has an understanding of the key characteristics of different types of web based services and solutions
  • has knowledge of the core issues in the development of different types of web based services and solutions
  • has knowledge about current trends, practices and tools


The student

  • is able to plan a web development project
  • is able to use tools and standards to develop web based services and solutions
  • is able to procure web based services and solutions

General competences

The student

  • has a general understanding of issues relevant for the web development process

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

The course consists of a combination of lectures, group work, labs and homework.

Arbeidskrav og obligatoriske aktiviteter


Vurdering og eksamen

Assessment of Web Development will be by two submissions - an individual written report (approx. 5 pages) and a group-based report documenting a practical work related to a set of web development tasks. The second submission must document initial plans, activities during the project and final outcomes through text, photos, screen shots etc. Details about the documentation will be specified in the course. The topic of the project must be approved by the tutors. Font: Arial / Calibri. Size: 12 point. Line spacing: 1.5.

The individual report and the group-based report each account for 50% of the grade. The student must pass both parts to pass the course.

Students awarded a fail grade are given one opportunity to submit an improved version for assessment. If the project work fail, the whole group need to sit the new examination.

Hjelpemidler ved eksamen

All aids are permitted, as long as the rules for source referencing are complied with


Letter grading A-F.


The exam papers are assessed by one internal and one external examiner. At least 25% of the exam papers will be assessed by two examiners. The grades awarded for the papers assessed by two examiners form the basis for determining the level for all the exam papers.