Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Web Page Design

ITW Acad. year 2004/2005 Summer semester 5 credits

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)

Language of instruction



Classified Credit

Time span

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

Assessment points

40 half-term test, 60 projects



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


Rudolfová Ivana, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Zeman David, Ing. (DIFS 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.

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

  • Eric Meyer: Eric Meyer on CSS, New Riders Press, 2001, ISBN 073571245X
  • W3 Schools

Fundamental literature

  • Dave Raggett, Arnaud Le Hors, Ian Jacobs (ed.): HTML 4.01 Specification, W3C Recommendation 24 December 1999, http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224
  • Jiří Kosek: HTML -- tvorba dokonalých WWW stránek -- podrobný průvodce. Grada Publishing 1998. ISBN 80-7169-608-0
  • Pavol Mikle: XDHTML, Zoner Press, 2004. ISBN 80-86815-01-3
  • Petr Staníček: CSS Kaskádové styly, Computer Press, 2003, ISBN 80-7226-872-4

Syllabus of lectures

  • Internet and the World Wide Web, basic concepts, adressing, document storage
  • HTML - basic concepts
  • HTML - advanced presentation techniques
  • Visual tools for web page design
  • Cascading stylesheets
  • Advanced properties of CSS
  • JavaScript - basic concepts
  • XHTML - principles, differences to HTML
  • User interaction
  • Presentation design, navigational structure
  • Different aspects of the technologies, optimization
  • Accessibility of the web pages
  • Search engine optimization

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  • Basic presentation in HTML
  • Advanced presentation using XHTML, CSS and JavaScript

Progress assessment

  • Two test during the semester
  • Two individual projects

Controlled instruction

Creating two individual projects to a specified deadline. Two tests during the semester, it is possible to arrange an alternate date of the test.

Exam prerequisites

Obtaining at least 50 points during the semester.

Course inclusion in study plans

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