2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
On campus students are required to attend 4-days of intensive classes during the trimester
Online independent and collaborative learning activities equivalent to 1-hour per week, including a minimum of 1 scheduled online seminar each trimester
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
There are three main themes:
1. Significance assessment and collection development
2. Managing Collections: Cataloguing and Documentation
3. Care and Conservation of Objects
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Understand and evaluate the processes and implications of acquiring, moving, and disposing of an artefact or collection
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO5: Problem solving
Appreciate the importance of cultural protocols in working with specific communities and collections
GLO8: Global citizenship
Understand the impact of environmental factors on the conservation of movable artefacts and museum and gallery collections, and recognise how to put them into practice
Critically reflect on the role of preventative conservation in the arts and cultural heritage fields, and be able with awareness of available resources, to develop strategies for the best possible care of movable artefacts and collections
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: AIM722 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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