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Content Management Systems

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Content Management Systems
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: KI743
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+2PA (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work

[updated 08.05.2008]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFI-CMS Computer Science, Master, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific, course inactive since 31.03.2023
KI743 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
KIM-CMS (P221-0137) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-WI15 (P221-0136) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-CMS (P221-0137) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Dipl.-Inform. Roman Jansen-Winkeln
Dipl.-Inform. Roman Jansen-Winkeln
Dipl.-Wirt.-Inform. Nils Weinzierl

[updated 20.06.2007]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have an overview of the existing CMS systems and be able to use them competently. They will be able to work with a CMS, i. e. collect content, customize its appearance and add and develop modules. Students will learn about template languages, skins and scripts and be able to use them. Depending on the application, students will be able to select and set up the appropriate infrastructure, e. g. with proxies, caches or as a server farm. With the topics of search engine optimization, enterprise CMS, _Social Software_ and Web 2.0 they will acquire additional knowledge that they can use appropriately depending on the situation.
The goal of this module is to teach students to evaluate, adapt and use content management systems. In addition, they should also be able to introduce these systems and advise others on their use. Exercises, regular short presentations and project work in teams will help solidify the students´ knowledge and skills.

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module content:
1. Foundation
   Communication via the web
   Representation in the computer
2. Using and adapting a CMS
   Hello World: initial content
   Template languages, sever-based scripting
   Custom content types
3. CMS infrastructures
   CMS operation
   Search engines and search engine optimization
   User management
   Fat clients, single page applications
4. Using CMS
   Classic applications
   Enterprise CMS
   Web 2.0 applications
   Financing CMS platforms
   Legal framework

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
Aspeli, Martin: Professional Plone Development, Packt Publishing Ltd., 2007
ASPELI, Martin: Professional Plone 4 Development, Packt Publishing Ltd., 2011
CLARK, Alex / DE STEFANO, John (u. a.): Practical Plone 3, Packt Publishing Ltd., 2009

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
WS 2017/18, WS 2016/17, WS 2015/16, WS 2014/15, WS 2013/14, ...
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