ISKB26 Research Seminar

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 5 credit(s) (from 1 credit increase by 1). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
RNDr. Michal Černý (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Jiří Kudrnáč, CSc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Michal Lorenz, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Marek (lecturer)
Mgr. Pavlína Mazáčová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Jiří Stodola, PhD. (lecturer)
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Hana Tulinská (lecturer)
PhDr. Pavla Vizváry, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Ladislava Zbiejczuk Suchá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Ladislava Zbiejczuk Suchá, 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
ISKB15 BT Seminar: Methodology of LIS
Knowledge and skills within the scope of ISKB15 Bachelor Thesis Seminar: Methodology for LIS (basics of quantitative and qualitative research methodology in information and library studies)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Course objectives
The aim of the Research Seminar is to increase students' research competencies. Students participate in the research projects of the staff of the Department of Information Studies and Librarianship. It is a practically focused course whose content is dependent on the current offer of research topics. Student chooses the topic and mentor independently according to the published offer. The student is mentored in the course during the whole semester, when he or she independently processes the assigned tasks within the research process.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- Define the research goal and evaluate the proven research design;
- Properly set up and implement the collection of research data;
- Process quantitative or qualitative research data;
- Analyze and interpret research results;
- Create an peer reviewed article presenting research results.
  • Part of the course is at least two research meetings of the research team. Additionally, consultations are conducted with the research manager as required by the student.
  • Current topics of research projects:
    recommended literature
  • MAREŠ, Petr, Ladislav RABUŠIC and Petr SOUKUP. Analýza sociálněvědních dat (nejen) v SPSS (Data analysis in social sciences (using SPSS)). První. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015. 508 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6362-4. info
  • PICKARD, Alison Jane. Research methods in information. Edited by Susan Childs - Elizabeth Lomas - Julie McLeod - Andrew K. Shenton. Second edition. London: Facet publishing, 2013. xxii, 361. ISBN 9781856048132. info
  • REICHEL, Jiří. Kapitoly metodologie sociálních výzkumů. Praha: Grada, 2009. 192 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-3006-6. info
  • ŠVAŘÍČEK, Roman and Klára ŠEĎOVÁ. Kvalitativní výzkum v pedagogických vědách: pravidla hry (Qualitative Research in Educational Sciences: Game Rules). Další autor:M.Sedláček,P.Novotný,K.Nedbálková,M.Miková,T.Janík,O.Kaščák,J.Zounek. vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2007. 384 pp. Pedagogika. ISBN 978-80-7367-313-0. URL info
Teaching methods
Practical processing of group research project, reading of scholarly information resources
Assessment methods
Group project, submission of a part of a scholarly article to publish in a peer reviewed journal in LIS
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: počet kreditů je vypočítán následovně: 30 hodin = 1 kredit, 60 hodin = 2 kredity, 90 hodin = 3 kredity, 120 hodin = 4 kredity, 150 hodin = 5 kreditů.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2021, recent)
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