Digital Technologies in Heritage Conservation. Methods of Teaching and Learning This M.Sc. Degree, Unique in Germany
A new master’s degree commenced in 2017 at the University of Bamberg. The purpose of the M.Sc. Digital Technologies in Heritage Conservation is to impart theoretical and practical knowledge and develop competence in critical assessment and object-oriented solutions. The aims, curriculum and methods of teaching will be discussed in this paper.
KeywordsArchitecture Engineering Computer science Heritage conservation Digital technologies Curriculum Object-based learning (OBL)
The activity presented in the paper is part of the Digital Campus Bavaria and ‘Bayern Digital’ program by the Bavarian State Government, and Technology Alliance Upper Franconia. We would like to thank Prof. Dr. Holger Falter and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Breitling for the first concepts and grant application in the year 2015 that provided the opportunity to put this programme into practice under the co-authors joint development and under the lead of Prof. Dr. Mona Hess, University of Bamberg since October 2017. Photographs of students are reproduced with their kind permission.
- Chatterjee HJ, Hannan L, Thomson L (2015) An Introduction to object-based learning and multisensory engagement. In: Engaging the senses: object-based learning in higher education, pp 1–18. AshgateGoogle Scholar
- Computing Science Curricula (2013) Final report of the Joint Task Force of the Association for Computing Machinery and the IEEE-Computer SocietyGoogle Scholar
- Hannan L, Chatterjee HJ, Duhs R (2013) Object based learning: a powerful pedagogy for higher education. In: Boddington A, Boys J, Speight C (eds) Museums and higher education working together. Ashgate, Farnham, pp 159–168Google Scholar
- Kolb DA (1984) Chapter 2: the process of experiential learning. In: Experiential learning: experience as the source of learning and development, 1 edn. Prentice Hall, Englewood CliffsGoogle Scholar
- Marie J (2011) The role of object-based learning in transferable skills development. UMAC Journa 3:187-190Google Scholar
- Tiballi A (2015) Engaging the past: haptics and object-based learning in multiple dimensions. In: Hannan L, Chatterjee HJ (eds) Engaging the senses: object-based learning in higher education. Ashgate, Farnha, pp 57–75Google Scholar
- University of Bamberg (2017) Master of Science “Digital Technologies in Heritage Conservation.” https://www.uni-bamberg.de/ddt/ma-digitale-denkmaltechnologien/. Accessed 28 Jun 2018
- Vitruvius (2001) Vitruvius: “Ten books on architecture.” Cambridge University PressGoogle Scholar