Digital Heritage Tools 1


This module will provide the students with the skills and competencies to capture, create, interpret and integrate Heritage related metadata across software applications.

The student will also develop skills in multimedia, including creating, editing and enhancing digital images and exporting them for specialised use in the Heritage sector.

The module will also incorporate learning from other modules where the student will produce a professional podcast or audio guide which can be used for public outreach, display and archival methodology.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Investigate the use of spreadsheets in the Heritage sector, including how to input, transform, and export heritage related metadata.

  2. Demonstrate the ability to create digital images in formats required for reproduction in online, archival and display environments using appropriate and relevant software.

  3. Demonstrate the ability to record, edit and produce audio using simple recording software for podcasts/ museum audio guides and output them to a professional standard.

  4. Combine technical and conceptual skills in order to develop and deliver a completed podcast/ audio guide suitable for public audiences in museum/heritage centre exhibition environments using simple recording equipment.

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