Course: Information Management Methods

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Course title Information Management Methods
Course code KMI/IMM2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Remeš Radim, Mgr.
Course content
1 - Bibliographic citations, text references, the norm ISO 690 2 - Bibliographic databases - advanced search, CD-ROM servers 3 - The Web of Science 4 - Evaluation and sorting of information: personal bibliographic database, 5 - Advanced completion of multimedia materials (digital photography, audio and video materials) 6 - Validity of information, plagiarism 7 - Specifics of scientific texts 8 - Summary writing 9 - Methods of data presentation, visualisation 10 - Preparing the diploma thesis 11 - Specifics of oral presentation 12 - Preparing an oral presentation, team presentation 13 - Poster creation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Laboratory
Learning outcomes
The course is targeted at the practical utilisation of information technologies with an emphasis on scientific work. It consists of three parts characterised as searching, management and presentation of information. The student will completes partial homework assignments. An e-learnig environment is exploited throughout the course.
The student is oriented in an e-learning environment. He/she performs practical skills in the area of searching, management and presentation of information: citation norms, bibliography databases, simple management of graphical, audio- and video-materials, preparation of scientific texts, basic principles of oral presentation.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam, Interim evaluation

Completing cca 8 partial projects in an e-learning environment. Final presentation. Passing the exam (written and oral).
Recommended literature
  • BRISK, P.H. Creating your CV as a self-marketing tool.. Ventus Publishing, 2010. ISBN 978-87-7681-945-3.
  • MOHIDEEN, H. Essential Communication Skills: The Complete Guide to Written and Oral Skills.. Pelanduk, 1997. ISBN 9679784614.
  • NÝDL, V., Baravalle-Gilliam, V. Information management in Science. Hradec Králové, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7435-314-7.
  • PECK, A. Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional.. Apress, 2006. ISBN 978-1430210702.
  • SWALES, J.M., FEAK, C. B. Abstracts and the Writing of Abstracts.. Ann Arbor, 2009. ISBN 978-0-472-03335-5.

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