HIST437 History and MuseumsUpdated: 13 March 2019
|Offering||Not offered in 2020|
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||HIST237 or HIST337 or LOCH227 or LOCH427|
offered in odd-numbered years
- History and Museums
|Coordinator(s)||Nathan Wise (email@example.com)|
Museums play a central role in collecting, conserving, interpreting and presenting our natural and cultural heritage, and in educating people from all walks of life. Their focus moves between the past, present and future. This unit prepares students to take an active role in the curatorial practices involved in presenting history and heritage in museums. It requires them to become familiar with the history of museums, and with the processes involved in researching, collecting, documenting, conserving, interpreting and presenting material culture. It also establishes an appreciation of the steps involved in evaluating and reviewing exhibitions about the past.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: