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AIM718 - Cultural Heritage and Museums Studies Field School

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

[2015 Study Tour units for SHSS to be finalised for publication in time for re-enrolment September 2014]


(i) Not offered 2014.  Reoffered 2015 subject to approval.

(ii) Quota applies to this unit.

Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Sweet

AIM721, AIM723



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This unit allows students to develop knowledge and skills of cultural heritage practice through experiential learning. The learning occurs through a study abroad program that is organised as field school. This field school is being held in Calcutta, India, and will focus on cultural heritage and museum studies issues. The program has been developed in partnership with the Department of Museology, University of Calcutta, and participants from Deakin University will work with local participants to enhance their professional understanding of cross-cultural heritage issues. The program includes seminars, site visits and group exercises organised over approximately 10 working days.


Assessment 1: On-line Quiz, 10%

Assessment 2: Participation in group work, 50%

Assessment 3: Essay, 2000 words, 40%

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