HIST205 Restoration Workshop

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation

I. Course Number and Title
HIST205 Restoration Workshop
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
The course is a hands-on approach to the conservation and preservation of buildings. Building techniques are stressed.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. To research and document historic outbuildings in the area
    2. To learn historic building technique from qualified demonstrators
    3. To restore small buildings, such as springhouses to their original state
    4. To develop the skills of woodworking and masonry in restoration
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Introduction to preservation philosophies
    2. Research methodology
    3. Field work - applied techniques
      1. Masonry skills
      2. Woodworking skills
    4. Completion of field work
    5. Student reports
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See Course Format
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Class lecture, discussions, projects, guest speakers, and applied restoration

Review/Approval Date -2/99