- Code ARCH6500
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Archaeology
- Areas of interest Archaeology
- Academic career PGRD
- Duncan Wright
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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Principles and skills that underpin archaeological research are examined, and students learn how to construct a research design for their own project.The issues pursued include: finding a topic to research, defining its scope and limitations, developing a research bibliography and data inventory, devising a methodology by which the topic becomes a research question, and elaborating a research design.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Critique research theses and evaluate the quality of research.
- Undertake quantitative analysis including statistical analysis.
- Present and interpret data in oral and written academic forums.
- Develop a research proposal.
Thesis Critique: 1500 words 20% (LO1, 4)
Laboratory Portfolio: 2000 words 30% (LO2, 3)
Conference-style Oral Presentations: 10-15 minutes 10% (LO2, 3)
Research Proposal: 2000 words 40% (LO1, 4)
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2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of practical laboratories per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to undertake a further 7 hours of independent study per week over the semester (total 130 hours).
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8253||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|