Course Description and Aims
The course will discuss the topic of how and what will be the contribution of digital tools for the CH research and communication. Particular topics of major interest will be the presentation of assessment and evaluation methods of the possible impact of various technologies, existing and designing best practices and guidelines and introduction of existing charters and in the field and their discussion upon their applicability in various projects. The course will survey innovative technologies and market offer of software and related methodological and theoretical approaches and will discuss their implementation and adoption in the CH field, as well as the possibility of designing new digital tools for CH.
This semester long course will be organized in 3-hour weekly meetings which will be devoted to lectures offered by the course tutor and guest lecturers as well as discussion based seminar meetings with the contribution of experts in the field. The projected timetable of lecture and seminar meeting topics is as follows:
Lecture Topics (each topic’s content will be covered between one and two meetings)
1. Introduction to charters: London Charter, Ename charter, charter of Parma, etc.
2. Assessment methods on the impact of new technologies in the research of Ch.
3. Evaluation of the design methodology and digital outcomes for public outreach of CH.
4. Survey of guidelines and best practices in the use of digital technologies in CH.
5. Evaluation methods on the impact of new technologies in the CH domain.
6. Innovative technologies and their applicability to CH.
7. Student presentations
8. Student presentations
Discussion-based Seminar Topics (meetings will be scheduled during the semester with the participation of guest lecturers and experts)
1. Innovative technologies for public outreach.
2. Adoption and adaptation versus design development of new technologies for CH.
60% - final essay; 30% - seminar presentation; 10% - participation in class
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