Digital Heritage Tools 2


This module will enable the student to create a website or blog using a content management system. Students will integrate learning from previous modules to create a responsive website or blog related to the Museum and Heritage sector.

Students will participate in a video diary with emphasis on creating multimedia for use in social platforms.

Particular attention will be paid to digital repositories, the presentation of digital archives, digitisation of physical materials (e.g. records), & websites (Galway Community Heritage, DRI, TCD Long Room Hub, Europeana, the repository on the Elsevier Pure research information management system)

Where suitable students may work with a community group or heritage project.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the basics of HTML to generate simple webpages.

  2. Understand the importance of design, flow and colour in the context of webpages and the fundamentals of Internet technologies.

  3. Demonstrate the ability to edit and format images, audio and video using appropriate software tools and integrate them onto a website or blog for online multi-platform delivery

  4. Show evidence of the ability to research a Heritage specific topic and to produce a professional fully functioning, multi-platform responsive website or blog.

  5. Investigate search engine optimisation (SEO) techniques and website analytics.

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