VIK_PoZ Qualifying Examination

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
PhDr. Michal Lorenz, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Department of Information and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Alice Lukavská
Supplier department: Department of Information and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VIKBA02 Information Services && VIKBA01 Information Science 1
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Qualifying Examination is final control examination after first year of study. It is prerequisites to subject of third and fourth semester. There are at least two committee members.
Students should prove ability to:
. define basic concepts and theories
. descibe information science domain
. understand and interpret literature in czech and foreign language
. apply Mahara software to present outcomes of work and study
. evaluate information architecture of website
. employ basic methods of information retrieval
. be able to create and defend a scholarly text
  • Run of exam: Preparing for the questions - 20 minutes.
  • 1. Information science.
  • 2. Internet tools and services.
  • 3rd The defense of seminar work.
    recommended literature
  • FRIEDMAN, Thomas L. Svět je plochý : stručné dějiny jedenadvacátého století. Edited by Petr Koubský, Translated by Jaroslav Veis. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2007. 559 s. ISBN 9788020015303. info
  • CEJPEK, Jiří. Informace, komunikace a myšlení : úvod do informační vědy. Druhé, přepracované vydá. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2005. 233 stran. ISBN 802461037X. info
  • CEJPEK, Jiří. Globalizace, informace a vize vzdělanostní společnosti. Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského, 2002. 7-17 s. info
  • SKLENÁK, Vilém. Data, informace, znalosti a Internet. Vyd. 1. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2001. xvii, 507. ISBN 8071794090. info
Teaching methods
According to VIKBA01, VIKBA02 & VIKBA30 courses
Assessment methods
Oral control examination.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020.
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