HERITAGE STUDIES

HIS3HS

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students are taught to develop skills in the evaluation and identification of heritage places and environments, assess and document sites for conservation and gain a basic understanding of Victorian and (some) international heritage legislation. These theoretical and practical skills are then used to address issues concerning the North Central Victorian region.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCharles Fahey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 30 credit points of second-year History and/or Art History

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HIS2HS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHeritage, identification, conservation & management,PrescribedAplin, G.OUP 2002
ReadingsLooking after heritage places,PrescribedPearson, M. and Sullivan, S.MUP 1995

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to analyse buildings and landscapes; experience in researching the history of buildings and landscapes

Activities:
Write report on historic buildings of the gold fields based on site analysis and archival research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Inquiry/ Research

02. Clarity and correctness of expression, clarity in argument; have developed a capacity for independent research

Activities:
Write clear, well-organised and well-drafted essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving

03. Facility in critical and analytical reasoning, including the ability to assess arguments and understanding of key theoretical concepts

Activities:
Write report on historic buildings and undertake major essay based on field research, archival research and the critique of a conservation study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking

04. Introduction to heritage legislation and practice and the role of historians in interpreting and managing heritage building and sites

Activities:
Write short essay demonstrating critical and analytical reasoning relating to the role of historians in managing heritage legislation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

05. Time management skills

Activities:
Attend tutorials regularly and participate in field work excursions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking

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