PV219 Webdesign seminar

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2011
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
RNDr. Tomáš Obšívač (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Michal Brandejs, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Fedor Tiršel (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: doc. Ing. Michal Brandejs, CSc.
Timetable of Seminar Groups
PV219/01: Fri 14:00–15:50 A107, T. Obšívač
PV219/02: Mon 16:00–17:50 A107, F. Tiršel
PV219/03: Wed 18:00–19:50 G124, T. Obšívač
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PV005 Computer Network Services
Absolvovat předmět PV005 Computer Network Services a mít vlastní zkušenost s tvorbou webových stránek. Seminář není určen začátečníkům.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 90 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/90, only registered: 0/90, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/90
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Main goal of the seminar is to get acquainted with internet presentation and web application life cycle through practice. Emphasis will be put on proper design, desirable implementation methods (e.g. observance of standards), operation aspects, monitoring, web effectiveness evaluation, propagation, advancement and redesign. Actual trends and near future of the WWW will be also discussed during workshop.
Student by working during class will:
– extend overview of developement and operation of web site,
– gain deeper knowledge of selected topic, which he or she choose to present to the others,
– develop skills in implementation of web technologies by hands-on approach,
– familiarizes with tools, programs and principles which helps to webdesigner,
– have the possibility to practice teamworking on given tasks,
– may gain feedback to own existing project if he or she introduce it to the rest of group.
  • Goal of website, initial analyses, information architecture
  • Webpages layout, wireframes, navigation
  • Copywriting, typography on the web
  • HTML and DOM
  • CSS and graphic design
  • Multimedia on the web
  • Usability (user testing), User eXperience
  • Accessibility (rules)
  • Visit rate measuring and activity monitoring
  • Internet marketing, SEO, PPC
  • Server-side scripts, web frameworks, ready-made applications
  • Basic principles with examples (session, database, templates, ...) given in PHP or another scripting language
  • Content management systems
  • Content sharing (providing and integration)
  • Domain acquiring and web or application hosting
  • JavaScript, interactivity, AJAX
  • Web server, HTTP (authentication, cookies, status codes)
  • Trends on the web (semantics, mashups, HTML 5, geolocation)
  • KRUG, Steve. Web design : nenuťte uživatele přemýšlet! 2. aktualiz. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2006. 167 s. ISBN 8025112918. info
  • NIELSEN, Jakob and Marie TAHIR. Použitelnost domovských stránek. Vyd. 1. Brno: Zoner Press, 2005. 323 s. ISBN 8086815188. info
Teaching methods
Prezentation on given subject, discussion, (team) project solving, exploratory learning.
Assessment methods
Student will be asked to prepare and present slides about choosen part of webdesign lasting circa 30 minutes. Active participating in class (discusions, sharing knowledge) and continuos work on long-term task will be appreciated.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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