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Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

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got a tangible career benefit from this course
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 29 hours to complete
English

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Centre for Global Heritage and Development

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to this course

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 9 min), 5 readings
3 videos
How to succeed in your online class?2m
Short welcome from Bellinzona, Switzerland36s
5 readings
Meet the instructor & her team5m
Welcome to the Centre for Global Heritage and Development5m
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
4 hours to complete

What is your heritage?

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 39 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Expert interview: Koosje Spitz2m
Expert interview: Peter Pels6m
Research methods7m
Personal Heritage4m
Closing remarks from Sada2m
Example of personal Heritage: Linden tree10m
4 readings
Reading for week 110m
Introduction to this case study10m
Personal heritage of the experts10m
Honors Track Reading for week 130m
1 practice exercise
On the concept of heritage30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Heritage and inequality

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 52 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Who defines heritage8m
Conceptualising heritage. Expert interview with Dick Douwes4m
Who defines heritage? Expert interview with Koosje Spitz from UNESCO4m
The changing values of heritage. Expert interview with Koosje Spitz14m
Indigenous definition of 'heritage'. Expert Interview: Manuel May Castillo7m
What is shared about World Heritage? Expert Interview: Koosje Spitz2m
The relation between nation-state and heritage. Expert Interview: Dick Douwes5m
Closing remarks from Sada1m
4 readings
Intersection of race, inequality and heritage15m
Reading for week 21h
Schokland and surroundings20m
Honors Track reading for week 230m
1 practice exercise
On the definition of cultural heritage30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Heritage, communities and ownership

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 38 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Who owns heritage?6m
Expert Interview: Mariana Francozo5m
Expert Interview: Mariana Francozo4m
Expert Interview: Peter Pels4m
Expert Interview: Koosje Spitz2m
Expert Interview: Mariana Francozo2m
Expert Interview: Martijn Manders3m
Expert Interview: Manuel May Castillo3m
Closing remarks from Sada1m
4 readings
Ownership and Contested Heritage15m
Reading for week 31h
Contested collections - Benin heritage20m
Honors Track reading for week 330m
1 practice exercise
On the ownership of cultural heritage30m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Heritage threats

6 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 36 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Why is heritage under threat?7m
Expert Interview: Mariana Francozo4m
Expert Interview: Peter Pels4m
Expert Interview: Manuel May Castillo3m
Expert interview Dominique Ngan-Tillard1m
Expert Interview: Dick Douwes3m
Expert Interview: Martijn Manders6m
Closing remarks from Sada1m
4 readings
Loss of histories, knowledge and heritage15m
Reading for week 41h
The Al Mahdi case: Intentional destruction20m
Honors Track reading for week 430m
1 practice exercise
On the threats to cultural heritage30m

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