Postgraduate Programme and Module Handbook 2020-2021 (archived)
Feedback on the framing of the research question and the essay plan. The supporting annotated research bibliography will function both to develop research skills and inform the essay development. Feedback will be delivered orally in essay tutorials and also recorded in writing. Oral and written feedback on group presentation and the associated hand-out Reflective practice log in which you record and reflect on the development of your own intellectual and professional learning; this log will be used to inform discussion and decisions about the choice of essay topic. It will also support work into other modules and be a vital component of the development of the final module (dissertation or professional practice project). A framework for the log will be provided but the choice of log format is individual. However, it must be in a format whereby it can be presented to the module convenor and used as the basis for tutorial discussions. â– Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University. International Dimensions: The module, by its very definition, focuses on developing your understanding of international cultural heritage. Relevant international examples and comparisons will be used throughout the module and you are encouraged to apply international examples throughout their work. Research-Led Teaching: The lectures will be delivered by specialists who have expertise in that aspect of cultural heritage. Up-to-date research will thus be integrated into the process of teaching and learning. Reading seminars and group presentations will be led by the module convenor so these debates will used to integrate the topics presented by the lecturers and will help provide you with a route-map and enable you to identify suitable essay topics. Sector Connections: Where relevant, the National Occupational Standards developed by the Creative & Cultural Industries Sector Skills Council will be used to inform debate, particularly those relating to conservation, ethics and professional judgement for cultural heritage professionals. Continuing Personal & Professional Development: All students will pursue their personal development by taking part in presentations and group work within seminars. You will be expected to argue and defend your conclusions drawn from research in discussions with the lecturer responsible for the module and your peers. The Reflective Practice Log will enable you to record and reflect on your personal and professional development in a structured and help them identify their strengths and weakness and identify areas for further learning. This will enableyou to reflect on and deepen your learning, research and professional practice and provides a framework for independent learning as well a link to professional practice. It will be used to inform one-to-one tutorials and help to frame the concluding dissertation or professional practice report. You are encouraged to attend the internal guest lecture programme and external events where appropriate; for example, by the Centre for Ethics in Cultural Heritage (CECH) https://www.dur.ac.uk/cech/.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University