AIM722 - Collections and Curatorship
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Unit chair:||L Young|
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
Campus: Students are required to attend a 2 day a week intensive for 3 weeks.
Note:You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
There are three main themes:
1. Significance assessment and collection development
- Assessment of significance of movable cultural heritage and museum acquisitions
- Ethical and legal implications of moving, acquiring or disposing of an object or collection
- Theoretical and practical guidance for development of management policies for movable cultural heritage and the development of museum collections
2. Managing Collections: Cataloguing and Documentation
- Legal documentation, registration and cataloguing of movable cultural heritage and museum objects
- Records management, identifying and using appropriate information systems
- Documentation for object management
3.Care and Conservation of Objects
- Strategies and plans for care of collections and movable cultural heritage
- Conservator's role
- Emergency preservation of movable cultural heritage
Assignment 1, 40% Significance Exercises, 2000 words
Assignment 2, 10% Revision Quiz, 500 words
Assignment 3, 50% Preservation analysis, 2500 words
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.