Learn about World Heritage by eLearning
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and 30 member universities of the „Culture, Tourism, Development” UNITWIN Network has reported the great success of their up-to-date, high level internationally prepared eLearning material complying with all UNESCO requirements. INFOTA has also contributed to the establishment of this excellent MOOC, Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites by a chapter Technical Systems Contributing to Cultural Heritage Monitoring written and presented by R&D Director Dr. Ferenc Kiss and Managing Director dr. Lia Bassa.
The launching took place in January 2018., it consists of 8 modules, or chapters, opening one of them per week, so the entire course is delivered in 8 weeks. (It can be learned by your own pace, of course, by about 3 hours work invested for each lesson), and is being restarted until the end of the year. The course can be accessed: https://www.fun-mooc.fr/courses/course-v1:Paris1+16008+session01/about
If you create an account on the site and register to the MOOC, you are ready to go! If you want to receive a certificate, the next and last certificates will be issued at the end of December.
The current version operates till December 2018. Then after a little pause, MOOC Volume 2 will appear from 1 April 2019. until the end of the next year extended by 6 new chapters: Marketing Tourism (Madrid, Barcelona), Site Management System (Leuven), Loving destinations to Death (MidSweden), Behaviour and satisfaction on World Heritage Sites (Salento), Historical Memories and Tourism on WH Sites (Externado), Tourism in WH Cities (Paris). Whereas parallelly, from June 2019, MOOC Volume 1 will also be available in a rebooted, corrected version until the end of 2019.