Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Students will learn how to search scientific/technical information and effectively communicate their findings to the public in the form of a written report and a short presentation. In addition, they will learn how to work as part of a group that plans, schedules, executes, and documents a small web development project.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 14.09.2021 - 10.12.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Petri Vuorimaa

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course deals with emerging/experimental web technologies. The actual topics addressed vary from year to year. In previous years, both the presentation and project work are combined together as a single project, which is done in groups of three students. The topics include most important HTML5 technologies, such as Canvas, WebGL, WebSockets, Web Workers, Geolocation, local storage, and CORS.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course grade is based on the final report and oral presentation of the project work.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures and workshop 28 h, group work 102 h (= 130 h in total).


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lecture slides and assignment instructions as well as the material listed on the course web pages (see Additional reading).

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The number of participants is limited to 30. Students have to confirm their participation by attending the first lecture.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I-II

    2021-2022 Autumn I-II

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: Kurssille ilmoittaudutaan WebOodissa. Katso ilmoittautumisaika WebOodista. Ilmoittautumiseen