Courses & Units

History and Cultural Heritage HTA380

Hobart

Note:

Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2021. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.

Introduction

This unit will challenge your perceptions of how heritage is manufactured. You will explore, analyse, and debate local and national issues within a global frame. Through critically reflecting on how heritage is ‘made’ by historians, archaeologists, Indigenous peoples, museums, politicians, and monument builders, you will acquire an advanced understanding of the contested nature of this field. The unit will challenge you to convey the complexities of the past to diverse audiences in compelling ways. By taking you on virtual tours of heritage interpretations we will examine the ways in which digital technologies have changed how we view and interact with past cultures

Summary

Unit name History and Cultural Heritage
Unit code HTA380
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator Associate Professor Kristyn Harman
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse and critique the formation and nature of cultural heritage.
  • Communicate persuasively using evidence-based argumentation.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to evaluate the local and global forces that shape cultural heritage.
  • Apply cultural heritage skills to appraise the interpretation of heritage objects and sites.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090305 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $1,812.50

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Teaching

AssessmentTask 3: A Scholarly Review of an Exhibition, 2000 words (40%) (40%)|Task 1: Writing Exhibition Labels, 500 words (20%) (20%)|Task 2: An Acquisition Proposal, 2000 words (40%) (40%)
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Textbooks

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