HERM 501: Issues in Heritage Resources Management Report a Broken Link

Heritage Resources Management 501: Issues in Heritage Resources Management is a 3-credit course in the Heritage Resources Management Diploma program. HERM 501 introduces students to the practices, challenges, and issues that face practitioners in the heritage field.

Unit 1: Heritage Resources Management


Required Readings
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Home page: UNESCO World Heritage
Supplementary Readings
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Unit 2: Types of Practice: Museums and Archives


Required Readings
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Home page: Canadian Encyclopedia
Home page: Archivaria (Association of Canadian Archivists)
Supplementary Readings
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Unit 3: Types of Practice: Historic Places Management


Required Readings
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Home page: Ontario Ministry of Culture
Home page: Heritage Canada Foundation
Home page: Canadian Encyclopedia
Home page: Parks Canada
Supplementary Readings
Visit the course website for the list of supplementary readings.

Unit 4: Structuring Practice: Governance and Ethics


Required Readings
Be sure to check the Reading File for other required readings.
Home page: Association of Canadian Archivists

Home page: International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

Supplementary Readings
Visit the course website for the list of supplementary readings.

Unit 5: Justifying Heritage Through Tourism


Required Readings
Be sure to check the Reading File for other required readings.
Home page: International Council of Museums (ICOM)
Home page: International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
Supplementary Readings
Visit the course website for the list of supplementary readings.

Unit 6: Who Controls the Past?


Required Readings
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Home page: ICOM News Magazine
Home page: ICOM News Magazine
Home page: ICOM News Magazine
Home page: ICOM News Magazine
Home page: ICOM News Magazine
Supplementary Readings
Visit the course website for the list of supplementary readings.

Unit 7: What to Keep and Why: Determining Heritage Significance


Required Readings
Be sure to check the Reading File for other required readings.
Home page: Archivaria (Association of Canadian Archivists)
Supplementary Readings
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Unit 8: Conservation


Required Readings
Be sure to check the Reading File for other required readings.
Home page: Parks Canada
Parks Canada.

Excerpt from Chapter 3: The Standards for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada. In Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada, 2nd. Ottawa: Parks Canada, 2010. Read pages 21-37.

Home page: Parks Canada

Home page: UNESCO World Heritage
David Hanington. To Treat or Not to Treat—That is the Question. Canadian Conservation Institute: Preserving My Heritage.

Home page: Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI)

Home page: Parks Canada
Home page: Archivaria (Association of Canadian Archivists)
Supplementary Readings
Visit the course website for the list of supplementary readings.

Unit 9: Approaches to Heritage Education


Home page: Australian Museum
Required Readings
Be sure to check the Reading File for other required readings.
Home page: United States National Park Service
Supplementary Readings
Visit the course website for the list of supplementary readings.

Unit 10: Interpretive Programming


Required Readings
All required readings for Unit 10 are in the Reading File.
Supplementary Readings
Visit the course website for the list of supplementary readings.