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Ano Letivo: 2013/14

Bachelor's Degree in Gestão Turística e Cultural

Heritage Presentation and Interpretation

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 14880/2013 de 15/11/2013

3 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 TP

- Luís Manuel Mota dos Santos Figueira

Does not apply

Students should be able to:
O1- understand the importance of heritage (natural and cultural) as far as its presentation and interpretation are concerned in the sphere of tourism services;
O2 – develop the presentation-interpretation process, from its conception (application of principles and rules

1. The concept of natural and cultural heritage presentation-interpretation process according to its main theoretical frameworks;

2.Definition and the rules governing the presentation-interpretation process;

3. The process and the means used in tourism's interpretation of heritage sites: stages and planning;

4. Practical apllication, supervision, evaluation and data anaysis: data collecti

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment inclusive of a written mid-term test (50%) as well as a compulsory final project (50%); or
Final exam and compulsory final project. Students will be considered passed if they achieve a grade equal or above 10 (on a scale of 0 to 20).

- Choay, F. (2000). A Alegoria do Património. Lisboa: Edições 70
- Miranda, J. (1998). Guía práctica para la interpretación del Patrimonio. Sevilla: Junta de Andalucía-Consejería de Cultura
- Tilden, F. (1957). Interpreting our heritage. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press

Teaching Method
Theoretical and practical-theoretical classes illustrated with relevant presentation-interpretation examples (national and international);
Experimentation of “presentation-interpretation heritage-oriented services” chosen from a diversity of local h

Software used in class




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