HIST206 Restoration Workshop II

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation

I. Course Number and Title
HIST206 Restoration Workshop II Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
None
VI. Catalog Course Description
The course is a hands-on approach to the conservation and preservation of buildings. Advanced building techniques are stressed.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

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

    1. Introduction to preservation philosophies
    2. Research methodologies
    3. Field work - applied techniques
      1. Masonry skills - pointing styles
      2. Woodworking skills
        1. Rafter procedures
        2. Setting wall plates
        3. Pegs, lathing, barge boards, and shingling
    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