MUKS91 Research in museology

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2011
Extent and Intensity
0/4. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Lucie Jagošová, DiS. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Lucie Jagošová, DiS.
Division of Museology - Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Pavel Holman
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/30, only registered: 0/30, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/30
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to open to students the topic of basic methods and techniques used for scientific researches of public and researches in museum space. The course offers information about publications to the topic and examples of museological czech and foreign researches and new trends. At the end of this course students should be able to use gained knowledge to their own research in the space of museum and cultural institutions.
  • 1. Scientific research in museology – examples of approaches of several authors and research institutions, typology according to used methods (historically-comparative, theoretical, empirical). 2. Basic approaches to scientific research (quantitative, qualitative), topics of research and used research methods (questionaire, interview, group interview, test, text analysis, observation, evaluation, experiment etc.). 3. Procedure of preparation and realisation of scientific research. Steps of researcher.
  • CARBONELL, Bettina Messias. Museum Studies : An Anthology of Contents. Oxford : Blackwell Publishing, 2006. 640 s. ISBN 0-631-22830-6.
  • DUFRESNE-TASSÉ, Colette (ed.). Familles, écoliers et personnes âgées au musée: Recherches et perspectives : Families, Schoolchildren and Seniors at the Museum: Research and Trends : Familias, escolares y personas de edad en el museo: Investigaciones y pe
  • ÉMOND, Anne-Marie. Education in Museums as seen in Canada, the United States and Europe: Research on programs and exhibitions. Québec : MultiMondes, 2006. 292 s. ISBN 2-89544-093-X.
  • FALK, John H., DIERKING, Lynn D. Learning from Museums : Visitor Experiences and the Making of Meaning. Oxford : AltaMira Press, 2000. 272 s. ISBN 0-7425-0295-3.
  • HEPNER, V., KASALOVÁ, H. Postoje české veřejnosti ke kulturním památkám a památkové péči. Praha : Ústav pro výzkum kultury, 1976. 199 s.
  • JŮVA, Vladimír jun. Česká muzea a galerie pro děti a mládež : vybrané výsledky dotazníkového průzkumu. In Děti, mládež,… a muzea? III. : sborník příspěvků ze stejnojmenné konference. Brno : Moravské zemské muzeum, 2003. ISBN 80-7028-205-3.
  • KESNER, Ladislav. Marketing a management muzeí a památek. Praha : Grada Publishing
  • KNELL, Simon J., MACLEOD, Suzanne, WATSON, Sheila (eds.). Museum Revolution : How Museums Change and are Changed. Routledge 2007. 385 s. ISBN-13: 978-0-415-44467-5.
  • MENSCH, Peter van. Museology as a Scientific Basis for the Museum Profession. Profesionalizing the Muses. Amsterdam 1989.
  • MENSCH, Peter van. Towards a Methodology of Museology. Zagreb 1992. Doctor Thesis.
  • Muzea, věda, kultura a současná Evropa. Brno : Moravské zemské muzeum, 1992.
  • NEUSTUPNÝ, Jiří. Muzeum a věda. Praha : Kabinet muzejní a vlastivědné práce při Národním muzeu v Praze, 1968. 164 s. Edice Muzejní práce, sv. 13.
  • SOFKA, Vinoš (ed.). Methodology of Museology and Professional Training. ICOFOM Study Series, 1983.
  • SUK, Richard. Výzkum návštěvnosti muzeí III. Praha : Muzeologický kabinet při Národním muzeu v Praze, 1970. 123 s.
  • ŠPÉT, Jiří. Bibliographia museologica 1818 – 1967. Praha 1968.
  • TKÁČ, Vladimír. Muzeologicko-sociologické výzkumy muzea a jeho publika. In Muzeum a publikum/Museum and Public : sborník ze semináře/Seminar Proceedings. Opava : Slezské muzeum Opava, 1990.
  • TKÁČ, Vladimír. Výkladový slovník termínů k výzkumu vztahů muzea a jeho publika : pracovní verze pro seminář k výzkumu vztahu muzea a publika jako mimořádné číslo Metodického zpravodaje pro vlastivědu v Sm kraji. Opava : Slezské muzeum v Opavě, 1988.
  • Výzkum dlouhodobého rozvoje oblasti kultury. Praha : Ústav pro výzkum kultury, 1975. 53 s.
Teaching methods
group projects
Assessment methods
At the end of this course students prepare text and oral presentation of scientific museological text on selected topic.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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