AIM708 - World Heritage
2022 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
Students are required to attend 4-days of intensive classes during the trimester. These will include a mix of classes, seminars, group work, and field trip activity.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities equivalent to 1-hour per week, and 4 x 1-hour scheduled seminars per trimester.
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.
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