VIKBB28 Prolegomena to Information Studies

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/30/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Michal Lorenz, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Martin Krčál, DiS. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Ladislava Zbiejczuk Suchá, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Markéta Bočková (seminar tutor)
Bc. Radek Dobrovolný (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Pavlína Mazáčová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( VIKBA02 Information Services )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 120 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 12/120, only registered: 0/120
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course consists of a three-day adaptation and motivation stay intended for incoming students at Department of Library and Information studies. The aim of the course is to help students in their adaptation to university and faculty environment. Thanks to various activities and through pedagogy of experience forms, they have an opportunity to gain basic information on academic life, its demands, possibilities etc. The main aims of the motivation part of the course is then to provide information on the study subject, to enable mutual sharing of expectations among students and teachers, to support a positive social climate at the department and to provide a reflection of students individual study motivations and their grounding in context of actual practical situation. On the first day of the course, students will be offered techniques focused on mutual introducing, icebreakers, warm ups, dynamics, techniques strengthening group cohesion and techniques using drama artefiletics, a methodological reflection of the gained experience and information will be enhanced. The second day will be devoted to discussion activities with a methodological feedback, to techniques of active imagination and to techniques aimed at reflecting students own value systems in relation to study needs. After completing the course, students will be familiar with university and faculty conditions and will be able to reflect their expectations for future studies of their subjects.
  • Information Meeting
  • Social Adaptation Part
  • Motivation-Subject Part
  • Course Conclusion and Evaluation
  • BUNTING, Camille J. Interdisciplinary teaching through outdoor education. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 2006. xii, 243. ISBN 0736055029. info
  • GILBERTSON, Ken. Outdoor education : methods and strategies. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2006. ix, 214. ISBN 0736047093. info
  • SVATOŠ, Vladimír and Petr LEBEDA. Outdoor trénink : pro manažery a firemní týmy. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2005. 192 s. ISBN 8024703181. info
  • MARTIN, Andy, Daniel FRANC and Daniela SOBKOVÁ ZOUNKOVÁ. Outdoor and experiential learning : an holistic and creative approach to programme design. London: Gower, 2004. xv, 198. ISBN 056608628X. info
Teaching methods
Interactive block teaching outside of Brno
Assessment methods
Active participation
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: Kurz proběhne formou výjezdu do Křižanova ve dnech 1.-3. 10. 2017.
General note: Kurz proběhne v termínu 1.-3. 10. 2017 v RS Drak v Křižanově.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: interaktivní bloková výuka.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018.
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