VIKMA10 Information Politics

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2014
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Pavla Kovářová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Lucie Klimentová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Marie Hradilová
Supplier department: Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Fri 9:10–10:45 C11
Student should know the basics of information science before entering the course, especially topics linked to social problems, and basic LIS terms.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of this course the student will be able to:
know the current objectives of the EU and the Czech Republic in the field of information policy and be able to design a project that matches,
find and manage financial resources from the EU and the Czech Republic within the project,
know the key past and current projects and services of eGovernment,
evaluate the service or practice of eGovernment
know the limits of working with information and information technologies set forth by Czech laws and EU directives,
orient and use information systems providing access to public information by law,
understand and apply safety principles to support eGovernment and eCommerce,
explain the opportunities and the status of educational institutions in the context of information policy.
  • The term information policy
  • IP abroad with a focus on EU
  • The development of IP in the Czech Republic, vision and goals
  • eGovernment
  • Evaluation of services and practices of e-Government
  • eHealth, eArchives
  • Some services of the information society and protection of personal data, electronic signature, data boxes
  • Free access to information, Information system of public administration, information sources for IP in the CR and EU
  • E-procurement (V. Krajíčková), information sources to obtain financing and types of grants and projects (P. Mazáčová)
  • IP and education, IP and libraries
    recommended literature
  • ŠPAČEK, David. eGovernment : cíle, trendy a přístupy k jeho hodnocení. Vyd. 1. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2012. xix, 258. ISBN 9788074002618. info
  • Understanding e-government in Europe : issues and challenges. Edited by Paul Nixon - Vassiliki N. Koutrakou - Rajash Rawal. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 2010. xxviii, 32. ISBN 9780415468008. info
  • LIDINSKÝ, Vít. eGovernment bezpečně. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2008. 145 s. ISBN 9788024724621. info
  • Úvod do eGovernmentu v České republice :právní a technický průvodce. Edited by Bohumír Štědroň. 1. vyd. Praha: Úřad vlády České republiky, 2007. 172 s. ISBN 978-80-87041-25-3. info
  • PETERKA, Jiří. Služby e-governmentu: vize a realita. ISDN server, ACES, s.r.o, 2004. ISSN 1213-077X. URL info
  • Zákon ze dne 29. června 2000 o elektronickém podpisu a o změně některých dalších zákonů (zákon o elektronickém podpisu). : Sagit, 2000. Sbírka zákonů, částka 68. URL info
Teaching methods
Theoretical training.
Class discussion.
Group analysis of the current IP cases.
Tasks (written and practical) to solved topics
Assessment methods
Ongoing tasks during the semester. Written exam at the end of the semester.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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