Objects as Material Culture (8947.4)
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|School Of Arts And Communications||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced 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 completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Appreciate issues in assessing the heritage values of objects/artefacts;
2. Demonstrate advanced skills in researching and writing about objects/artefacts;
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the key discipline areas and research methods which construct knowledge about societies and the objects they make.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
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 - 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 - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal 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 - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
Equivalent units8492 Curatorship 8497 Artefacts
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There is no required text as readings will be placed on Canvas or available in the library. However a particularly useful reference is:
Chris Caple, Objects: Reluctant Witnesses to the Past, Routledge, London, (2006).
A copy of this will be on 3hr loan in the library.
Students are expected to actively participate in the on line activities and watch the recorded lectures to achieve the learning outcomes of this unit. There is a significant link between student participation and the quality of learning demonstrated in submitted assignments.
Required IT skills
Word, Email, Internet, digital photography, image software, use of Canvas and the Library Catalogue
Work placement, internships or practicums