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On completion of this module you will have demonstrated:
- that you can discuss aspects of the ethical, legal and administrative frameworks for cultural heritage in relation to international guidelines (e.g. UNESCO), and to particular local or group interests.
- that you have an understanding of key issues in archaeological heritage management, in Ireland and abroad.
- that you can communicate effectively in writing and by oral presentation and discussion about research problems.
- that you can collaborate with a group of your peers to produce a research outcome.
- that you can organise and carry through effective, problem-based research enquiry.
What is cultural heritage? Who defines cultural heritage? Who are the stakeholders?
Intangible and tangible heritage.
The role(s) and history of UNESCO. What is universally recognised cultural heritage?
The place of archaeology in cultural heritage management.
Protecting cultural heritage. Recording and preserving cultural heritage. Threats to cultural heritage.
Heritage tourism, economic development.
Cultural heritage case studies - global and in Ireland.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Group Project: Poster presentation by groups. Grades will be awarded to group as a whole; all members must demonstrate participation. Peer review of presentations - if possible - will inform feedback but not grades.||Week 7||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: 2000 word limit (maximum) essay, fully cited (in text, not foot/endnotes) and properly referenced with full bibliography. Bibliography is not included in the word limit.||Week 5||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Scripted video OR voiced-over powerpoint on a heritage site that you will visit in your local area. Choose one of the assessment types. 1000 wds (script)/10mins max||Week 11||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Neil Carlin||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Claire Cave||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Irene Fogarty||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Patrizia La Piscopia||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Barry Molloy||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Jessica Smyth||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Mon 16:00 - 16:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Thurs 15:00 - 15:50|