Units of Study


ARCA2607 - Digital Methods

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ian Johnson

Description

Every part of life today is touched by digital methods, not least Archaeology and other historical disciplines. This unit reviews the ways in which digital methods and global connectivity are changing the practice of historical disciplines. Practical sessions will give students the opportunity to develop skills in basic data management (recording systems, bibliographies, databases), creating and manipulating images (digital photographs, maps and diagrams) and dissemination on the web (web sites, blogs, wikis and social systems).

Assessments

1x1500wd essay (30%), 1x1.5hr in-class test (1500wd equivalent) (35%) and 1x1.5hr in-class practical test (1500 word equivalent) (35%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr workshop/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of Archaeology

Prohibitions

ARPH3690

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