Internet Technology

English for IT Purposes

Seminar, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

Consolidation and extension of vocabulary, improvement of idiomatic language and grammar skills by working on general and
specific/technical topics which are selected according to the students' previous knowledge.Introduction to content specific language, i.e. ICT, Computing and Engineering; Improvement of communication strategies and idiomatic expression.
Integration of various Web 2.0 technologies (eLearning), critical evaluation of current developments of the WWW and the internet.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, students have profound knowledge on techniques to design, process, program and save Web content. Current developments in this field are interpreted and discussed in English.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

W3C Standards (
Diverse Tutorials (Selfhtml, W3Schools)
Fachzeitschriften wie oder i'X
Multimediatechnologie, Steinmetz;
Konzepte Content- Repräsentation & Markup-Sprachen, Bormann;
HTML5 for WebDesigners, Jeremy Keith and Rachel Andrew, Book Apart, 2nd Ed, 2016
CSS3 for WebDesigners, Dan Cederholm, Book Apart, 2nd Ed, 2015
Responsive Design Patterns & Principles, Ethan Marcotte, Book Apart, 2015
Don't make me think, Steve Krug, Mitp, 3rd Ed, 2014
Practical SVG, Chris Coyier, Book Apart, 2016
Professional Journals: i'X

Mode of delivery

2 ECTS Seminar

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous Assessment