AIM708 - World Heritage and International Heritage Practice
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
Campus: Students are required to attend a 2 day a week intensive for 3 weeks.
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.
Assignment One, 2500 words, 50%
Assignment Two, 2500 words, 50%