FF:VIKBA01 Information Science 1 - Course Information
VIKBA01 Information Science 1Faculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- 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
- Fri 10:00–11:40 D22
- 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
- Information and Library Studies (programme FF, B-IS) (4)
- Course objectives
- Issues in mediation of information, professional terminology, to demand of information career and existing trends of information science are major themes for the course. Students are introduced to fundamentals, reason and current situation of information science.
At the end of this propaedeutic motivational course, students should explain
. concepts of information, information system, document, digitalization and theirs’s limitations
. importance of a mediation of information and knowledge
- Theory of information
- Information as psychophysiological phenomenon and process - consciousness, memory, endocept.
- Potential information and data circulating in technological devices
- Information as expression of diversity in objects and processes of biotic and abiotic nature - physics of information, biological information.
- Data – information – knowledge – wisdom
- Information as communication
- System theory, types of information systems
- Documents, documentation, electronic artefacts & sources and it's attributes
- Information as identity in cyberspace
- Artificial intelligence, cybernetics
- BROWN, John Seely – DUGUID, Paul. The Social Life of Information. Boston : Harvard Business School Press, 2000. 330 p. ISBN 1-57851-708-7.
- MARCHIONINI, Gary. Information concepts: from books to cyberspace identities. San Rafael, Calif.: Morgan & Claypool, c2010, 91 s. ISBN 9781598299625.
- CEJPEK, Jiří. Informace, komunikace a myšlení : úvod do informační vědy. Vyd. 1. Praha: Karolinum, 1998. 179 s. ISBN 8071847674. info
- SMETÁČEK, Vladimír [PhDr.]. Lidé a informace. 1. vyd. Praha: Albatros [Praha], 1981. 337 s. info
- Teaching methods
- Educational methods:
- Lectures, educational video
- Presentations of brief assigned report, discussion
- Work with TDKIV (Terminological Databasis of Librarianship and Information Science)
- Assessment methods
- Assessment methods:
- Written examination evaluated according to reached score
- Examination demonstrates degree of insight into the concepts and familiarity with the literatures
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
- Information about innovation of course.
- This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses