Exploring Digital Heritage (10154.1)
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|Faculty Of Arts And Design
|Discipline Of Creative And Cultural Practice
|Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Categorise and compare a range of digital tools and techniques, relating them to needs and opportunities within the cultural heritage sector;
2. Analyse the political, social, and ethical implications of the use of digital technologies within cultural heritage research and practice;
3. Employ a variety of digital tools and techniques to analyse, enrich, and visualise cultural heritage data; and
4. Use digital tools to engage audiences with cultural heritage collections and projects.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
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Readings and resources will be made available through the unit's Canvas site.
Each week, both on-campus and online students will be expected to:
- Work on the online content modules, raising any problems or questions either in the on-campus class or in the online discussion space.
- Work collaboratively in your assigned groups on tasks relating to the class project.
- Report on the progress of your group's work. This will help to coordinate work, prioritise tasks, and solve problems. These reports will be critical to the success of the project.
- Participate in class discussions or activities, either during the on-campus class or in the online discussion space.These will relate to the content modules or group project, and while they will not be directly assessed, they will help you complete your assignments.
Required IT skills
This unit will make use of a range of digital tools and services. You will need access to a computer with a broadband connection.
Instruction will be provided in the use of specialised tools, but you are expected to have a good knowledge of how to access and use the web.
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit may involve supervised project work in collaboration with an outside organisation and, therefore, additional student responsibilities are required in addition to those described in this section. Work-place learning requires strict adherence to professional practice principles and ethics.