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AIM708 - World Heritage and International Heritage Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Kristal Buckley

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Campus: Students are required to attend a 2 day a week intensive for 3 weeks.

Content

The unit will introduce international heritage practices in cultural heritage through a focus on the implementation of the World Heritage Convention and other UNESCO Conventions and programs. The Unit will familiarise students with the strengths and weaknesses in the philosophy, system and processes of World Heritage; and will identify key contemporary issues including the divergence in heritage approaches between different world regions, the intense tourism pressures on World Heritage sites and the need for more effective monitoring mechanisms. The unit will develop student skills in identifying and interpreting the outcomes and futures for international heritage systems.

Assessment

Assignment One, 2500 words, 50%

Assignment Two, 2500 words, 50%

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