HERITAGE STUDIES

HIS3HS

2016

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

Learning resources

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 (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (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 (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (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 (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (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 (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

05. Time management skills

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCharles Fahey

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 11 - 17
One 1.0 hours workshop other recurrence on saturday during the day from week 11 to week 17 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 11 - 17
One 7.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 17 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Field report (equvialent to 1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Major essay (equivalent to 2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Short essay (equivalent to 1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05