Internet Technology

Web Technologies

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

The lecture serves as an introduction to web technologies with the following key topics:
• Hypertext, Hypermedia, Information Systems, WWW, Social Web, Semantic Web, Search Engines
• Web Design, Web Usability and Accessibility
• Hypertext Markup Language - HTML5
• Color models and image formats appropriate for the web
• Cascading StyleSheets and an introduction to Javascript
• CSS based responsive Web-Layouts
The tutorial deals with the programming of standardized web pages with HTML5, CSS.

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.

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

1 ECTS Lecture, 2 ECTS Tutorial

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Final Exam, Tutorial: Continuous Assessment