- Code ARCH8102
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Archaeology
- Academic career PGRD
- Duncan Wright
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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This course will provide students with an introduction to the principles by which archaeological projects are devised and executed. It will deal with the issues of 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. Quantitative skills are also a focus. The course content is delivered in intensive mode and/or as flexible delivery. All lectures will be available in online format.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Critique research theses and evaluate the quality of
- Undertake quantitative analysis including statistical
- Present and interpret data in oral and written academic
- Develop a research proposal.
Thesis Critique: 1500 words 20% (LO 1, 4)
Laboratory Portfolio: 2000 words 30% (LO 2, 3)
Conference-style Presentation: 10-15 minutes 10% (LO 2, 3)
Research Proposal: 2500 words 40% (LO 1, 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)
Drennan, R. 2010 Statistics for Archaeologists: A Common Sense Approach. Springer; 2nd ed. edition
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8057||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|