Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Web Development 10

Students are expected to be able to do the following:

Applied Design

Understanding context

  • Engage in a period of research and empathetic observation


  • Identify potential users, societal impacts, and other relevant contextual factors for a chosen design opportunity
  • Identify criteria for success, intended impact, and any constraints or possible unintended impacts


  • Take creative risks in generating ideas and add to others’ ideas in ways that enhance them
  • Screen ideas against criteria and constraints
  • Collaborate on idea generation and maintain an open mind about potentially viable ideas


  • Identify and use sources of inspiration and information
  • Choose a form for prototyping and develop a plan that includes key stages and resources
  • Prototype, making changes to tools, designs, and procedures as needed
  • Record iterations of prototyping


  • Identify sources of feedback
  • Develop an appropriate test of the prototype
  • Conduct the test, collect and compile data, evaluate data, and decide on changes
  • Iterate the prototype or abandon the design idea


  • Identify and use appropriate tools, technologies, and processes for production
  • Make a step-by-step plan for production and carry it out, making changes as needed


  • Decide on how and with whom to share product and processes
  • Demonstrate the product to potential users, providing a rationale for selected solution, modifications, and procedures, using appropriate terminology
  • Critically reflect on design thinking and processes, and identify new design goals
  • Assess ability to work effectively both as individuals and collaboratively in a group, including ability to share and maintain an efficient cooperative work space

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Applied Skills

  • Demonstrate an awareness of precautionary and emergency safety procedures in both physical and digital environments
  • Identify the skills needed in relation to specific projects, and develop and refine them

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Applied Technologies

  • Choose, adapt, and if necessary learn more about appropriate tools and technologies to use for tasks
  • Evaluate impacts, including unintended negative consequences, of choices made about technology use

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Students are expected to know the following:

  • design opportunities
  • relationship between web structure and content, HTML, style and design, cascading style sheets (CSS), and website functionality and interactivity
  • advantages/disadvantages of websites and content management systems (CMS)
  • website design planning tools
  • HTML text editing software, WYSIWYG HTML editors user interface (UI) and user experience (UX)
  • World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards and responsive and optimized web design
  • domain and hosting options
  • copyright, Creative Commons, fair use protocols for media and content, and ethics of cultural appropriation
  • accessibility and functionality in web design
  • writing for the web
  • principles of creative web design
  • security and privacy implications
  • principles of database creation and management
  • career options in web development and the interpersonal skills necessary for success in this field

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