Understanding Cultural and Heritage Values (11121.2)
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| Bruce, Canberra
|Faculty Of Arts And Design
|School Of Design And The Built Environment
|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 outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Articulate the key components and methods of management processes for culture and heritage;
2. Identify and assess cultural heritage values within a contextual understanding of culture and society;
3. Identify and analyse the main ethical issues surrounding cultural heritage practice; and
4. Apply ethical approaches in cultural heritage practices and community-based research.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
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 - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing - apply their knowledge to working with Indigenous Australians in socially just ways
|Teaching start date
|29 July 2024
|Dr Alison Wain
There is no required text. Required readings will be available through Canvas and/or via the library.
Students are expected to participate in lectures, tutorials, group work and site visits to achieve the learning outcomes set out above. These include discussions, presentations and group activities which are designed to achieve the learning outcomes of this unit.
Students are able to complete some practical work during class time but completion of the assignments will require more work in their own time.
Students are expected to regularly check their Canvas site for announcements and university email for information about readings, session updates and opportunities relevant to the unit.
Students are required to attend 2 practical sessions at the National Centre for Australian Children's Literature (NCACL), which is on the UC campus.
Students are also required to attend a practical session at the Duntroon Dairy, in Canberra.
These visits are required for completion of the assignment work.
Required IT skills
Use of standard word processing software, image processing software, and internet and email functions. Use of the UCLearn system.
Work placement, internships or practicums