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Area/Catalogue
HUMS 2042

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
163285

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)
Study Period 1
Study Period 4

Course aim

To build on the students’ knowledge of the technological innovations within the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museum (GLAM) sector with respect to the principles, philosophies and practices that inform the sector.

Course content

Students will learn how the contemporary world of galleries, libraries, archives and museums is changing in dynamic, innovative and often outrageous ways. They will examine the reasons why objects are no longer always protected within glass boxes and contemporary curators are turning their institutions upside-down with ‘visitor centric’ exhibitions designed on the principles of ‘radical trust’ and ‘play’. Students will critically examine online exhibitions and GLAM spaces in order to understand how and why the GLAM sector seeks to encourage ‘citizen generated’ heritage and art projects.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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