- Code MUSC8020
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Museum and Collection
- Areas of interest Art History, History, Museums and Collections, Arts, Heritage Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery Blended
This graduate reading course will take the form of public lectures, online student papers and discussion with a three day intensive in the final weeks of the course. The fortnightly recorded public seminar will be held in conjunction with the National cultural and collecting institutions. Each seminar will be followed by an online discussion in which at least one student will lead a session. The intensive will consist of writing workshops which will cover the variety of writing styles (including online, short and longer conference papers) required by various media as well as 10 minute presentations by each student on a topic that inspired students throughout the semester. Each offering of the course will focus on a set theme, responding to current contemporary issues that arise in the heritage and museum sector.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Apply critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis to specialist issues discussed in the course.
- Write critically about current research and developments presented in seminars.
- Communicate with clarity of expression through oral presentations
Indicative AssessmentSeminar paper (1000 words) and presentation (10 minutes) (20%) (LO1,2, 3)
Essay 3000 words (50%) (LO1,2,3,)
Two online responses to public seminars of 1000 words each (15% each - total of 30%) (LO1,2,3)
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WorkloadThis seminar series will consist of six 2-hour seminars (12 hours), six 1-hour online tutorials (6 hours) and a two and a half day intensive (18 hours), with 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsReadings will be posted on course Wattle site.
Assumed KnowledgeKey issues in contemporary museums and heritage practices.
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