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ARCA2621 - Advanced Archaeology Practicum

Intensive July, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Martin David Gibbs
Email: martin.gibbs@sydney.edu.au

Description

Field collection and analysis of archaeological data forms the core of archaeological practice. This unit will allow advanced students to undertake intensive training in field and/or laboratory investigations. This will foster an understanding of the links between research design, field and laboratory practice, as well archaeological interpretation and the ethical responsibilities of professional archaeology. In 2014 it will be run on-site in Tasmania, focusing on the analysis of artefacts from the Port Arthur convict site.

Assessments

1x1000wd essay (20%), 1x1000wd class presentation (20%) and 1x3000wd final report (60%)

Classes

26-hrs lectures, 26-hrs workshops. Monday 7 July - Friday 18 July 2014

Prerequisites

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

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