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Comparison and local operations
Working with numbers
Working with strings
Introduction to events and event handlers
Browser window event handlers
Form event handlers
Mouse event handlers
Keyboard even handlers HTML5 event handlers
Introducing document object model objects
Working with Arrays
Controlling the flow
Let’s play hide and seek – Build your first interactive game
Looping the loop
Lesson 4: The document Object Model
The top level window object
The document object
Working with window objects
Lesson 5: Error Handling and Debugging
Understanding and dealing with errors
Debugging hints and common errors
A guide to good scripting
Graphic design considerations
Lesson 6: Building the Minefield Game App
Designing the game
Building the HTML framework
Adding style with CSS
Populating the grid with random mines
Adding skill levels and sound effects
Tracking hits and misses
Testing and quality assurance
Lesson 7: Application Programming Interfaces
The drag and drop API
The web storage API
The messaging API
The history API
The geo-location API
The canvas API
Lesson 8: Introduction to JQuery
What is jQuery?
Finding and working with elements
Creating a simple jQuery App
Handling events with jQuery
Effects and animation methods
Working with jQuery form elements
Dimension and positioning methods
The jQuery user interface
Function closure explained
What are prototypes?
Regular expressions and recursion
Working with cookies
Adding and removing event listeners
Lesson 10: Building the Owzat Cricket Game
Creating the game framework with HTML and CSS
Controlling the game
Providing a scoreboard to show current status
Generate random batting stroked and bowling appeals
A function to update status
Testing and quality assurance
You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. The coursework consists of individual web pages and a complete final website. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.
You will have a full year to complete this course, which is plenty of time to be able to study at your own pace. This course should take you approximately 200 hours self-study time.
You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. You will study this course online and work will be submitted to your course tutor by email or post. You will receive a year’s full tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!
Open Award Credits can be accumulated with other course or unit credits over a period of time which can lead to an accredited qualification.
The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
The certification is issued through Open Awards. Open Awards are an Awarding Body Organisation approved by Ofqual. Set up in 1981, Open Awards (Previously the North West Region of the National Open College Network - OCNNW) have been in business for over 30 years and are a not for profit organisation and a registered charity.
course questions & answers
What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?
To enrol onto this course you will have needed to complete the Webmaster – HTML and CSS course or have studied HTML to an equivalent level. All students who enrol onto this course should have a good knowledge of HTML programming.
What are the computer requirements for enrolling onto this course?
As this is an online course it can be accessed on any internet ready computer. Although we do recommend that this it is completed on a PC with the Windows Operating System or on an Apple Mac.
Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
What is included in the cost of my course?
Online learning platform
Personal tutor support
Assignment marking and feedback
Dedicated student support
FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
FREE CV writing service
Are there any additional costs?
No, everything you need is included in the price!
How do I get my work assessed?