Course Archives Documentation Research and Training Centre Unit
Course: Content Management Systems
Level: Postgraduate
Time: Currently not offered
Past Exams

Module 1: Introduction to CMS
Unit 01: Introduction to CMS, benefits,
Unit 02: Challenges, real world application
Unit 03: Types of content: Document management, Records management
Module 2: Principles of CMS
Unit 04: General Principles,
Unit 05: Distributed Content Authoring, Digital Convergence
Unit 06: Content management architecture
Module 3: Content management strategies
Unit 07: Content Development: Content authoring, content review, content version management, crowdsourcing, Syndication
Unit 08: Content Publishing and repurposing, roll-out strategies , Content replication, Unit design management,
Unit 09: Content migration,
Unit 10: Retrieval in CMS: search development, metadata tagging
Module 4: Integration in CMS
Unit 11: System and data integration in CMS
Unit 12: CMS Applications
Module 5: CMS and Community Information Systems
Unit 13: CMS and CIS: Conceptual Framework, Purpose, Technologies, Case study
Module 6: Portals and Subject Gateways
Unit 14: Portals
Unit 15: Subject Gateways
Unit 16: Application (Building a portal/subject gateway)
Module 7: MashUp Technologies
Unit 17: An Introduction to MashUp technologies
Unit 18: Application (Building a MashUp page for information management and services)
Module 8: Agent technologies and Personalization
Unit 19: Agent technologies/Software Agent: Meaning, Properties, Related areas, Application
Unit 20: Personalization: Conceptual framework, Purpose, Technologies and Application
Module 9: Study and Evaluation of CMS Software
Unit 21: CMS software such as Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress
Unit 22: Learning Management Systems: MOOCs using Moodle or others
Unit 23: Evaluation of CMS
Module 10: Practicals
Unit 24-26: Drupal
Unit 27-28: Moodle
Unit 29-30: Joomla and Wordpress

Reference Texts:
1. Barker, D. (2016). Web Content Management: Systems, Features, and Best Practices, O’Reilly Media.
2. Boiko, Bob. (2004). Content Management Bible, 2nd Edition, Wiley, Indiana.
3. Blokdyk, G. (2021). Enterprise Content Management System A Complete Guide, 5StarCooks.
4. Blokdyk, G. (2020). Records Management System A Complete Guide, 5StartCooks.
5. Daniel, F. and Metera, M. (2014). Mashups: Concepts, Models and Architectures (Data-Centric Systems and Applications), Springer, New York.
6. Deane, B. (2016). Web Content Management: Systems, Features, and Best Practices, O’Reilly.
7. Diamond, D. (2016). Metadata for Content Management: Designing taxonomy, metadata, policy and workflow to make digital content systems better for users, Cre- ateSpace.
8. Endres-Niggemeyer, B. (2013). Semantic Mashups: Intelligent Reuse of Web Re- sources, Springer, Berlin.
9. Hackos, J. T. (2002). Content Management Web Delivery, John Wiley & Sons, New York.
10. Halvorson, K. and Rach, Melissa. (2012). Content Strategy for the Web, 2nd Edition,New Riders.
11. Gamma, E., Helm, R., Johnson, R., Vlissides, J. and Booch, G. (1994). Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, Addison-Wesley Professional.
12. Keathley, E. (2014). Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos, Apress, New York.
13. Luisi, J. V. (2014). Pragmatic Enterprise Architecture Strategies to Transform Information Systems in the Era of Big Data, Morgan Kaufmann.
14. Mauthe, A. U. and Thomas, P. (2004). Professional Content Management Systems: Handling Digital Media Assets, John Wiley Sons, United States.
15. Nichols, K. (2015). Enterprise Content Strategy: A Project Guide. XML Press, California.
16. Noessel, C. (2017). Designing Agentive Technology: AI That Works for People, Rosenfeld Media.
17. Regli, T. (2016). Digital and Marketing Asset Management: The Real Story about DAM Technology and Practices, Digital Reality Checks.
18. Rockley, A. (2012). Managing Enterprise Content: A Unified Content Strategy (Voices That Matter), 2nd Edition, New Riders.
19. Yapa, S. (2019). Getting Started with Dynamics 365 Portals: Best Practices and Solutions for Enterprises, Apress, Australia.

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