Course detail

Web Design

FIT-ITWAcad. year: 2019/2020

Introduction, principles of the 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.


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


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.
Michálek, M.: Vzhůru do CSS3, e-kniha, 2015,
Andrew, R.: Get Ready for CSS Grid Layout, A Book Apart, 2016,
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.

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.


To obtain the 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, accessibility, optimization.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Active participation in laboratory exercises (5 labs in 2 points). In the case of a reported barrier in the study, it is possible to work out it in agreement with the lector. Predictable obstacles need to be reported in advance.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

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

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


  1. Internet and the World Wide Web, basic concepts, addressing, 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


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


14 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


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