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WDV 495 - Emerging Technologies Seminar

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Explore the constant changes that occur rapidly in this field. Examine and discuss how current and future technologies may affect current website applications and future development. Recommended for those with a strong diverse background, interest and/or experience with website applications.
Prerequisite: Instructor permission
Competencies
  1. Assess the various emerging technology trends occurring in website development.
    1. Identify industry websites discussing web development technology.
    2. Identify industry periodicals discussing web development technology.
    3. Review these sources to assemble three or more emerging technology trends that affect the tools and technologies of website development.
  2. For each emerging technology compile information regarding current and future status.
    1. Research the technology using industry information resources.
    2. Review publications that discuss the emerging technology.
    3. Summarize available resources for each trend.
  3. Investigate each emerging technology.
    1. Identify current uses of the technology.
    2. Identify proposed uses of the technology.
    3. Identify current technologies that will be impacted by the emerging technology.
    4. Discuss potential impacts, positive and negative, of the emerging technology on current technology implementations.
  4. Examine aspects of each emerging technology.
    1. Implement one or more examples of the emerging technology within a website application.
    2. Explore different uses of the examples.
    3. Review the results of the examples.
    4. Identify positive and negative impacts of the new technology.
  5. Assess the possible impact of each emerging technology on the technologies current available for web development given your examination.
    1. Discuss the strengths of the technology.
    2. Discuss the issues facing the technology.
    3. Identify implementation issues still facing the emerging technologies.
    4. Estimate viability of the emerging technology being generally adopted for use.
  6. Summarize the potential impact of each emerging technology.
    1. Discuss the potential of the emerging technology to become a standard technology.
    2. Estimate the time frame of full adoption of the technology.
    3. List possible positive benefits of the technology.
    4. List possible negative benefits of the technology.
    5. Explain potential impacts on current website applications.
    6. Explain potential impacts on new website applications.
  7. Prepare and present a plan to best address each of the emerging technologies.
    1. Discuss your opinion of the future of the emerging technology.
    2. Discuss how you are going to continue to follow and review the emerging technology.
    3. Present alternatives for addressing the emerging technology in your current and future website applications.



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