Course detail

Web Design

FIT-ITWAcad. year: 2018/2019

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.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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.

Prerequisites

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

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

  • Pavol Mikle: XDHTML - referenční příručka, Zoner Press, 2004, ISBN 80-86815-01-3
  • Petr Staníček: CSS Kaskádové styly, Computer Press, 2003, ISBN: 80-7226-872-4

  • Jiří Kosek: HTML -- tvorba dokonalých WWW stránek -- podrobný průvodce. Grada Publishing 1998. 296 stran. ISBN 80-7169-608-0

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

  • 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.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

    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

Aims

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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  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

Exercise in computer lab

12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


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

Project

14 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


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

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