VIKMB33 Laboratory of Educational Technology

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
RNDr. Michal Černý (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Sabina Kubisová
Supplier department: Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Tue 8:00–9:40 VP
Basic computer skills and a positive attitude to information technology.
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 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 3/20, only registered: 0/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
In the autumn of 2018, the lab will be dedicated to the topic of digital information curatorship. Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of this course is to acquaint students with the theoretical background of such activities, acquire the competencies necessary for efficient curatorial activities, creation of own collection and realization of short research.
The lab will combine the combination of theoretical knowledge and information with practical activities (application of different models to different situations) and the research and analytical component.
The student who passes the course will be ready to work the curriculum of digital information content, especially with regard to the educational possibilities of curatorial use.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- theoretically grasp and critically reflect the concept of curatorial content;
- use the available collector-creation tools;
- use curriculum for educational activities;
- create digital content collections;
- analyze, evaluate and examine such collections.
  • Introductory information, organization and course overview, student participation in content
  • What is curatorium?
  • Models of Digital Information Curatorship
  • Working with I
  • tools Curatorship and Educational Concept
  • Technological aspects of curatorship
  • Working with Instruments II
  • Creating a
  • collection Research methods for analysis and evaluation I
  • Research Methods for Analysis and Evaluation II
  • Wider theoretical connotations, presentation of examples of good practice
  • Presenting your own collection
    required literature
  • VAN DER PLUIJM, Robbert, Rich SIMMONDS a Mads HOLMEN. Search vs Discovery. Medium [online]. 2015 [cit. 2017-04-24]. Dostupné z:
  • WHITTAKER, Steve. Personal information management: from information consumption to curation. Annual review of information science and technology, 2011, 45.1: 1-62.
  • ČERNÝ, Michal. Digitální informační kurátorství jako univerzální edukační přístup (Digital Information Curatorship as an Approach of Universal Education). 1., elektronické vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2017. 119 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-8663-0. Čítárna Munispace info
  • ČERNÝ, Michal. Digitální informační kurátorství: knihovna jako místo vědění. In Knihovny současnosti 2017. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Sdružení knihoven ČR, 2017. p. 64-75, 12 pp. ISBN 978-80-86249-83-4. URL info
  • ČERNÝ, Michal. Digitální informační kurátorství a jeho využití v konstruktivisticky orientovaném vzdělávání (Curating Digital Information and Its Use in Constructivist-oriented Education). In INFORUM 2015: 21. ročník konference o profesionálních informačních zdrojích. Praha: Albertina icome Praha, 2015. 15 pp. ISSN 1801-2213. URL info
    recommended literature
  • LORIE, Raymond A. Long term preservation of digital information. In: Proceedings of the 1st ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries. ACM, 2001. p. 346-352.
  • DOWNES, Stephen. Models for sustainable open educational resources. Interdisciplinary journal of knowledge and learning objects, 2007, 3.1: 29-44.
  • BHARGAVA, Rohit. The 5 Models Of Content Curation [online]. 2011 [cit. 2017-04-24]. Dostupné z:
  • ČERNÝ, Michal. Digitální datové kurátorství: mikro a makro pohled (Digital Data Curatorship: Micro and Macro View). ITlib. Informačné technológie a knižnice, Bratislava: Centrum vedecko-technických informácií SR, 2016, vol. 2016, No 1, p. 24-26. ISSN 1336-0779. URL info
  • ČERNÝ, Michal. Digitální informační kurátorství v pedagogickém kontextu (Digital information curatorship in the educational context). Brno: Flow, 2015. 85 pp. ISBN 978-80-88123-03-3. URL info
  • OBRIST, Hans Ulrich. Stručná historie kurátorství. V českém jazyce vydání p. Kutná Hora: GASK - Galerie Středočeského kraje, 2012. 201 stran. ISBN 9788070561676. info
    not specified
  • SILBERMAN, Melvin L.; BIECH, Elaine. Active training: A handbook of techniques, designs, case examples, and tips. John Wiley & Sons, 2015.
Teaching methods
The course has a practical character, it is organized in the form of workshops that combine lectures or inputs of the teacher with the activity of the students.
Assessment methods
At the end of the semester the student presents his / her digital collection. Students create a short research article from the data they collect about their collection.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018.
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