Course details

Web Design

ITW Acad. year 2010/2011 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)

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




Hlosta Martin, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Leixner Petr, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Máčel Lukáš, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Šebek Michal, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Zelený Jan, Ing., Ph.D. (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 o CSS, Zoner Press, 2007, ISBN 978-8086815-64-0
  • Jakob Nielsen a Marie Tahir: Použitelnost domovských stránek, Zoner Press, 2005, ISBN 80-86815-18-8

Fundamental literature

  • Petr Staníček: CSS Kaskádové styly, Computer Press, a.s., 2003, ISBN 80-7226-872-4
  • Pavol Mikle: XDHTML - referenční příručka, Zoner Press, 2004, ISBN 80-86815-01-3
  • David Špinar: Tvoříme přístupné webové stránky, Zoner Press, 2004, ISBN 80-86815-11-0

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 of computer exercises

  • Internet, networks, addressing, document storage
  • HTML
  • Cascading stylesheets
  • JavaScript
  • Individual projects

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 - 40 points
  • Two individual projects - 60 points

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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