Web design
2009-2010 - IMT1291 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students will after completed course have basic understanding for and skills in visual design of internet sites. Understanding and skills will mainly be based on the fundamental web languages (HTML, HyperText Markup Language) and style sheets (CSS, Cascading Style Sheets) that says how the web pages should look.


  • Basic web technology understanding
  • (X)HTML (for structure)
  • CSS (for presentation)
  • Basic introduction to JavaScript (for flexibility)
  • Images and illustrations for web
  • Creating web graphics
  • Information architecture, structure and information flow with user-friendly focus
  • Form og function (web design)
  • Web servers and nettwork

Teaching Methods

Group works
Laboratory work
Mandatory assignments
Project work

Form(s) of Assessment

Home exam, 24 hours
Written exam, 3 hours
Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

  • Written exam, 3 hours (counts 20 %)
  • Practical, individual at-home exam, 24 hours (counts 50 %)
  • Group project with oral presentation and fellow students evaluation of the presentation part (counts 30 %)

All parts must be passed separatly.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Graded by teacher

Re-sit examination

Resit is only available for the written exam and the home exam.

Examination support

No supporting materials are allowed during the written exam. It is free use of resources during the home exam and the project, but co-operation between individuals or groups are prohibited. The solution handed in must be unique and not show signs of being copied from other sources.

Teaching Materials

  • Niederst, J. (2007), Learning Web Design, A beginners guide to (X)HTML, style sheets, and web graphics, 3rd edition, O'Reilly
  • Web resources given during the course run

Replacement course for

IMT1221 Web publishing, version A