Study program / study programs: INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Type and level of studies: Undergraduate applied studies


Status: compulsory

ECTS credits: 7

Course objective

Mastering the advanced techniques of the basic programs included in MS Office suite – software for text editing, tabular calculations and creating multimedia presentations; introducing the students to the basic elements of graphics and image editing using Photoshop tools as the basis for design and graphic editing, preparing students for independent website creation, upload and maintenance, studying the theoretical basis and rules of design using HTML coding, JavaScript programming and web tools for visual internet presentation development according to the WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) principle.

Course outcome

The students will learn about the differences between raster and vector graphics, RGB and CMYK systems, formats for saving digital images, their characteristics and types of compression, selection and transformation of raster image and its elements, digital image tone correction, photo retouching, the basic building elements of a vector drawing, drawing using Bezier curves. You will learn about the basic building blocks of a vector drawing, preparing graphics for print or web publication, the characteristics of HTML and CSS, HTML tag and how it is written, uploading images, links, tables and other webpage elements, the elements of the CSS box model, float value and its use, positioning elements on a HTML page using CSS, DIV and SPAN elements, the types and ways of writing CSS descriptions, formatting images through CSS, conditional data formatting, the basic aspects of Excel environment.

Course content

Theoretical classes

  • Software as a product and its characteristics
  • Application software, Business applications
  • Business communication skill
  • Office software suits
  • Text editing software
  • Tabular calculation software
  • Multimedia presentation software
  • Desktop publishing, Multimedia standards, Sound
  • Visualization and the importance of visual representation
  • Color representation (RGB, HSV, CMYK)
  • Computer graphics, Raster and vector graphics
  • Image processing, Image editing software
  • Vector graphics software, Photoshop
  • Web design theory, The rules of and concepts of web design
  • Website planning, Website navigation
  • Website structure, HTML and HHTML 
  • CSS (Cascade Style Sheets)
  • JavaScript programming
  • JavaScript and HTML integration
  • Creating presentations using Dreamweaver web tool
  • Testing a presentation, Website promotion
  • Submitting the site to search engines, Presentation maintenance