541-0096/01 – Museum Science (M)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Kateřina BarcuchováSubject version guarantorMgr. Kateřina Barcuchová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FRO07 Dr. Ing. Emil Fröhlich
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The main goal of the subject is to give to students a general overview about the museum science, to clarify basic problems connected with the museum science which represents important step on the way to understanding of our history. The students are led to that to learn list and outline the main terminuses of museum science development as a science discipline, to describe and explain the general principles and function of museums in our country and also in the world. On the basic of an analysis they will learn to categorize the museums according to their scope, to relate and judge their quality according to degree of their presentation level and to classify them according to their significance for our society. The students will be able to order the museums according to the type of their scope and to point out the importance of those, which present a development of technical sciences in our country and in the whole world too. They will be able, during their visits in the region, within the frame of the excursions, to demonstrate their theoretical knowledge within the frame of tutorials (maquettes, schemata) and, by use of museum expositions, to explain their functionality (in case of technical equipment). Last, but not least, they will be led to that, to achieve, on the basis of an analysis, to perceive a historical and utility value of the museum exhibits and their importance for mapping of human society evolution.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

The subject offers a general review of problems connected with the museum science. It is especially intent on the illustration of basic problems of the museum science and its signification and conception. It is drawn in that way so that the students could be acquainted step by step with the general principles of activity and function of museums in our country and in the world, precepts of law, protection and safeguard of collections in the museums. A part devoted to the overview of significant museums, open-air-museums and monumental objects in the Czech Republic concurs on these problems. The attention is also paid to the international institutions conversant with the cultural heritage and to overview of the world´s treasures of this heritage. The theoretical part of the subject is completed with the utilization of excursions into the significant museums of Moravian-Silesian region.

Compulsory literature:

The study is in Czech language only. Needless to the English literature.

Recommended literature:

Picture Atlas of Engineering Structures, Architecture and Tourist Attractions in Czech Republic; published by Klub českých turistů (Eurobeds), (czech and english version), electronic version – http://www.eurobeds.cz, Prague 2007.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Muzeologie, její význam a pojetí. Historie studia muzeologie v ČR od roku 1922 do současnosti. Specifika studia muzeologie na Slezské univerzitě v Opavě. 2. Základní muzeologická literatura (kompendia, bibliografie, slovníky, periodika). 3. Základní třídění objektů kulturního dědictví, členění oborů a typologie institucí zabývajících se jejich uchováním. Naturfakty, artefakty, mentefakty. 4. Stručná historie muzejnictví a sběratelství. 5. Muzeum - instituce, funkce, klasifikace, právní normy v ČR. 6. Sbírkový předmět v muzeu. Muzealita, katalogizace, sbírka a fond. 7. Ochrana a zabezpečení sbírek v muzeu. Konzervace a restaurování sbírkových předmětů. 8. Muzeum a muzeologie. Prezentace sbírkového předmětu. Výstavy a expozice. 9. Činnosti muzea vyplývající z jeho funkcí. Výzkum, publikování, badatelské služby, přednášky, exkurze, znalecká a poradenská činnost. 10. Morfologie muzea. Oddělení sbírková, prezentační, ekonomická, public relations, odborných služeb. Vybavení muzeí prostorové, technické, finanční a personální. 11. Pojem kulturní památka, druhy, třídění a klasifikace památek. Památky dle účelové povahy a fyzické podstaty. 12. Nejvýznamnější muzea, skanzeny a památkové objekty v ČR. 13. Mezinárodní instituce v oblasti kulturního dědictví (ICOM, ICOMOS). Mezinárodní konvence UNESCO o kulturním dědictví. Kritéria výběru kulturních a přírodních památek. Seznam světových pokladů kulturního dědictví. 14. Exkurze do Ostravského muzea. Praktická ukázka zpracování, ochrany a prezentace sbírkového předmětu. 15. Exkurze do Hornického muzea v Ostravě-Petřkovicích. Technické muzeum - skanzen.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Other task type Other task type 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Oral Oral examination 67  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2002/2003 (B2110) Geological Engineering (2101R004) Geoscience and Industrial Tourism (00) GMT P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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