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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 hour lecture; 1 hour seminar and 2 x 2.5 hour practical classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: Total of 10 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Nicole Andrea Tse, Ms Holly Jones-Amin, Ms Judith Fraser
|Subject Overview:||The double unit subject builds on the prerequisite subject. Students undertake more complex assessment, documentation and conservation treatment of artefacts in their field of specialization. They work within professionally accepted ethical and philosophical parameters. Areas of study covered depend on the field of specialisation but are likely to include methods of examination, documentation, cleaning, surface coatings, consolidation, structural repair, loss filling and in painting.|
|Assessment:||Written reports totalling 10 000 words 70% (due at the end of semester), two 10 minute oral presentations 15% each (one in mid semester and one by the end of semester), two laboratory practical reports totalling 2000 words 30% (one due during the semester and one due at the end of semester, and a publication quality technical paper of 4000 words due end of semester.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Selected from the following according to the student's specialisation: |
|Recommended Texts:||(selected from the following according to the student#s specialisation) Booth, P., Todd, V., United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and Association of Art Historians (1990) Appearance, opinion, change : evaluating the look of paintings ; papers given at a conference held jointly by the United Kingdom Institute for Conservation and the Association of Art Historians, June 1990, United Kingdom Institute for Conservation, London. (1990) Dirt and pictures separated : papers given at a conference held jointly by UKIC and the Tate Gallery, January 1990, United Kingdom Institute for Conservation, London. Feller, R. L., Stolow, N. and Jones, E. H. (1985) On picture varnishes and their solvents, National Gallery of Art, Washington. Petherbridge Conservation of Library and archive materials and the graphic arts, Butterworth-Heinmann, Oxford. The American institute for conservation of historic and artistic works (1994) Paper conservation catalog, The American institute for conservation of historic and artistic works, Washington.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Cultural Material Conservation |
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