VIKBB72 The basics of field terminology

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Michal Lorenz, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Sabina Kubisová
Supplier department: Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Thu 18:00–19:30 212
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( VIKBA06 Information Science 2 )
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
Seminar lectures related to the subject VIKBA06 Information Science 2. Course is propaedeutic to the terminology used in English texts given in the course of Information Science 2. It is suitable for students with weak English skills who have difficulties in understanding texts. It focuses on information science-related terminology, its meaning, interpretation and translation, and enables students to work effectively with the content of scientific texts. Attention is paid to the troublesome terms and passages, which students do not understand. We don’t leave techniques for working with text and notes out. The course is conducted through personal meetings with full-time students and group online meetings with distance students.
  • 1. Information Science • 2. Information Society: Digital Economy, Information Industry, Mass Collaboration • 3. Information Ethics • 4. Information Politics: Digital Divide, e-Inclusion, e-Participation • 5. Information Architecture • 6. Information Behavior and Information Needs • 7. Information Retrieval and Relevance Theory • 8. User-Centered and Service Design: Interaction, Accesibility, Credibility, Usability, Usefulness, Affordance • 9. Knowledge Organization and Knowledge Management • 10. Scientific Communication • 11. Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Information Science • 12. Information Professions and Career Options.
Teaching methods
Educational methods: - reading – identification and analysis of concepts – notetaking techniques - class discussion - conceptual delineation according TDKIV (Terminological Database of Librarianship and Information Science) and reference books.
Assessment methods
Attendance at lectures, preparing processed.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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