Units of Study


ARCA2607 - Digital Methods

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Hugh Patrick Morris Thomas
Email: hugh.thomas@sydney.edu.au

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

1x1hr class test (15%), 1x1hr class test (25%), 1x2000wd project report (25%), 1x2000wd project report (35%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of Archaeology or (6 junior credit points of Archaeology and ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANTH1001 or ARHT1001 or HSTY1089)

Prohibitions

ARPH3690

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