Units of Study

Additional unit of study in Semester 1

BDES3030 Roman Architecture: Creation-Reception, available in semester 1 to Archaeology students who have met the prerequisites.




ARCA2606 - Maps, Time and Visualisation

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Andrew John Wilson

Description

This unit examines ways in which maps, timelines and other forms of data visualisation are constructed and used to present archaeological data and historical argument, and how digital methods and web delivery have facilitated the use of visualisation and enabled greater user engagement through interaction with online databases, encyclopaedias, collaborative systems, maps, timelines, animations and 3D models. Practical sessions offer students the opportunity to become familiar with simple techniques and software tools for creating and publishing visualisations on the Web.

Assessments

2x1hr in-class tests and 2x2000wd project reports

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week and 1x1-hr workshop/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points

Prohibitions

ARPH3690

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