|Course||History of Technology 3|
|Date offered||Fall, 1998|
|Institution||Sir Sandford Fleming College|
HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY III
|Fall Semester, 1998||Sir Sandford Fleming College|
|Collections Conservation & Management Program , Semester 1 Community Development & Health|
|Course Format:||On-site delivery, 1 hour lecture|
|Wednesdays||1 - 2 p.m.|
|Faculty:||Lana Dryden, Office # 371G E-mail address: email@example.com|
|Office Hours: Tuesday||11 - 12|
This course has been designed to comply with standards and ethics prescribed by IIC-CG (CAC), CAPC, and ICOM Committee for Professional Museum Training.
Generic Skills Outcomes:
1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
2. Reframe information, ideas, and concepts using the narrative, visual, numerical, and symbolic representatives which demonstrate understanding.
3. Use a variety of computer hardware and software on other technological tools appropriate and necessary to the performance of tasks.
4. Manage use of time and other resources to attain personal and/or project related goals.
5. Take responsibility for her or his own actions and decisions.
6. Collect, analyze and organize relevant and necessary information from a variety of sources.
7. Create innovative strategies and/or products that meet identified needs.
General Education Goal Area:
Successful completion of History of Technology I, II and III is equivalent to one General Education credit.
This course examines the history of the materials and technology used to create artifacts of paper and textiles. The origin of these organic materials and their fabrication into museum objects will be studied.
Prerequisites: 380213 History of Technology 1
1380214 History of Technology 2
The aim of this course is to enable students to understand the history and development of technology and material culture.
Upon completion of the course, the learner has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
|Topic, resources, learning activities||Learning Outcome||Assessment|
Sept. 8 - 11
|Introduction and course overview|
Sept. 14 - 18
|Origins of Paper - traditional Eastern papermaking methods||1, 2||Mid Term Test|
Sept. 21 - 25
|Traditional Eastern image making techniques||1, 2||Mid Term Test|
|Early Western papermaking, sources of fibres, method of production||1, 2||Mid Term Test|
Oct. 5 - 9
|Modern Western papermaking, papyrus and other non-traditional papers||1, 2||Mid Term Test|
Oct. 13 - 16
|Western image making techniques||1, 2||Mid Term Test|
Oct. 19 -23
Oct. 26 - 30
|INDEPENDENT STUDY WEEK|
Nov. 2 - 6
|Mid Term Test - papermaking and image making||1, 2||Mid Term Test (30%)|
Nov. 9 - 13
|Fibres of Antiquity - cellulosic sources, collection, processing||1, 2||End of Term Test|
Nov. 16 - 20
|Fibres of Antiquity - proteinaceous sources, collection, processing||1, 2||End of Term Test|
Nov. 23 - 27
|Technology of Fabric Structure Workshop - guest workshop instructor||2, 3||End of Term Test|
|Spinning and Weaving||1, 2||End of Term Test|
Dec. 7 - 11
|Dying and Finishing||1, 2||End of Term Test|
Dec. 14 - 18
|End of Term Test - textiles
Sample Kit of Paper and Textiles and
Sample Kit Documentation
|End of Term Test (30%)
Sample Kit (20%)
Sample Kit (20%)
Hodges, Henry, Artifacts, London: John Baker, 1994
Humphries, Mary, Fabric Glossary/Fabric Reference, Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1990 (and sample swatches for the above)
Suggested Text:: Hunter, Dard, Papermaking - The History and Techniques of an Ancient Craft, New York: Dover, 1978
Students will be provided with opportunities for self-assessment and faculty assessment through a variety of research and reflective methods including research assignments and examinations. The intention of the various assessment activities is to evaluate the students' mastery of the theoretical aspects of the history of technology and material culture.
The following work will be graded and these marks will comprise the final grade for the course:
|ITEM||VALUE IN PERCENTAGE||DUE DATE|
|Mid Term Test on Papermaking and Image Making||30%||Nov. 4/98|
|Information Paper on Media and Processes of Image Making||20%||Nov. 11/98|
|End of Term Test in Textiles||30%||Dec. 16/98|
|Sample Kit of Paper and Textiles||10%||Dec. 16/98|
|Sample Kit Documentation||10%||Dec. 16/98|
Students must earn a pass (50%) on each learning outcome in order to receive a passing grade.
PLA options and contact for this course:
Individual process to be determined by consultation.
Lana Dryden, Faculty, Office #371 G
1. Written assignments must be:
Faculty may request a re-write of a submission if the criteria for assessment have not been met. Late penalties will apply if the assignment is not re-submitted the following day.
3. Penalties for Late Submissions:
All assignments must be completed in order for students to achieve a passing grade
Late assignments receive the following penalty:
oral presentations and/or practical tests or projects for evaluation must be delivered on the day scheduled. A "no-show" will be graded at zero, unless adequate explanation is provided.
4. Academic Integrity:
Plagiarism is a serious breach of academic integrity and the college has a strict policy on this issue (see Academic Regulations).
5. Make-up Tests:
In valid circumstances (ill health, personal crisis), a student may be given a make-up test to compensate for one missed in class-time. Students must contact the instructor within seven days of the original test in order to request a make-up.
6. Extensions and GDFS:
7. Site Work:
Students must agree to work within the parameters of the guidelines established for site work. Failure to comply, may result in the termination of project and suspension of the privilege of access.