Course details

Web Design

ITW Acad. year 2018/2019 Summer semester 5 credits

Current academic year

Introduction, principles of internet, addressing, document storage. HTML, foundations, presentation techniques. Cascading style sheets, integration to HTML. XHTML, variants, principles, differences to HTML. Design of a web presentation, navigational structure. Usability and accessibility. Search engine optimization.


Burget Radek, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)

Deputy Guarantor

Hynek Jiří, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)

Language of instruction



Classified Credit

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 12 hrs pc labs, 14 hrs projects

Assessment points

40 mid-term test, 60 projects



Burget Radek, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)


Hon Jiří, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Hrivňák Ján, Mgr. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Lysek Tomáš, Ing. (DCGM FIT BUT)
Očenášek Pavel, Mgr. Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Pastushenko Olena, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Sumbalová Lenka, Ing. (DCSY FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Knowledge of current technology for web page creation. Ability to create quality web presentation regarding a proper information and navigational structure design, suitable technology and accessibility for different groups of users.

Learning objectives

To obtain knowledge necessary for creating quality WWW presentations. To get a general overview of current technology and trends. Knowledge of various aspect of the presentation creation - navigational structure, accesibility, optimization.

Why is the course taught

The design and implementation of a web presentation is one of the most demanded IT graduates' skills. Although the creation of a web presentation as such is a relatively specific task, the principles and technologies discussed are applicable in many other areas of IT.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Basic knowledge of the WWW usage. An ability to work with the Windows or Linux operating system. Text editor usage. Basic principles of programming.

Study literature

  • Pavol Mikle: XDHTML - referenční příručka, Zoner Press, 2004, ISBN 80-86815-01-3
  • Michálek, M.: Vzhůru do CSS3, e-kniha, 2015,
  • Andrew, R.: Get Ready for CSS Grid Layout, A Book Apart, 2016,

Fundamental literature

  • Hyslop, B., Castro, E.: HTML5 a CSS3: Názorný průvodce tvorbou WWW stránek, Computer Press, 2012
  • Petr Staníček: CSS Kaskádové styly, Computer Press, 2003, ISBN: 80-7226-872-4

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Internet and the World Wide Web, basic concepts, adressing, document storage
  2. HTML - basic concepts
  3. HTML - advanced presentation techniques
  4. Visual tools for web page design
  5. Cascading stylesheets
  6. Advanced properties of CSS
  7. JavaScript - basic concepts
  8. XHTML - principles, differences to HTML
  9. User interaction
  10. Presentation design, navigational structure
  11. Different aspects of the technologies, optimization
  12. Accessibility of the web pages
  13. Search engine optimization

Syllabus of computer exercises

  1. Internet, networks, addressing, document storage
  2. HTML
  3. Cascading stylesheets
  4. JavaScript
  5. Individual projects

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  1. Basic presentation in HTML
  2. Advanced presentation using XHTML, CSS and JavaScript

Progress assessment

  • Labs - 10 points
  • Two test during the semester - 40 points
  • Two individual projects - 20+30 points

Exam prerequisites

Obtaining at least 50 points during the semester.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 1st year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 1st year of study, Elective
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