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IS5110   Digital Heritage and Preservation

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module will ground students in the principles and practice of digital methods for the promotion and preservation of natural and cultural heritage. It will investigate the value of material culture to communities as well as present and future threats. We will look at how technology, software and workflows combine to enable digital preservation. Advances in mobile and graphics technology are making digital promotion of heritage accessible and affordable. We will look at innovations in Virtual Museums Virtual Reality and Mobile computing to develop our understanding of the limitations and possibilities for the digital promotion of heritage.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 hours of lectures (x 11 weeks), 2-hour practical classes x 4 weeks), 1-hour tutorial classes (x 4 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 32

Guided independent study hours: 120

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: No re-assessment available


Module teaching staff: TBC Module coordinator(s): Director of Postgraduate Teaching - Computer Science (