Object and Context II.B
Course Code :
Conservation and Restoration
Study load (hours):
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
exam in the 1st semester
Kristel De Vis
1. Prerequisites *
At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
an active knowledge of
a passive knowledge of
general knowledge of the use of a PC and the Internet
2. Learning outcomes *
The student demonstrates the ability to gather in a methodical way information from (historical) sources, synthesize this information, and report about his/her research results.
The student demonstrates his/her knowledge of the historical evolution of the arts and crafts, their changing social contexts, and the changes within the field of the natural sciences which have driven this evolution.
3. Course contents *
An overview of the evolution from craftsman to artist, based on historical scources, and connected to relevant aspects of the history of science.
A broadening and deepening of 1) the knowledge of the heuristic research method, (2) the sciences of art, and (3) the capacity of synthesizing and integrating information in a scientific paper and presentation, using concrete hertiage objects as cases.
4 International dimension*
5. Teaching method and planned learning activities
Class contact teaching
6. Assessment method and criteria
Without oral presentation
7. Study material *
7.1 Required reading
7.2 Optional reading
The following study material can be studied voluntarily :
8. Contact information *
dr. Guy Bovyn: firstname.lastname@example.org
dr. Kristel De Vis: email@example.com