- Code ANTH3016
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Patrick Guinness
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
Winter Session 2014
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This is an extension of ANTH3014 Indonesia Fieldschool and only available for those completing ANTH3014 in the same year. The extension course will build on material and experiences drawn from participation in ANTH3014 and relate these to a wider literature. The extension will examine the methods of fieldwork as experienced through the fieldschool, analyse an anthropological/ development issue by comparing their field case study to a wider literature, and reflect on the cross-cultural experiences of the fieldschool.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
(1) develop practical writing skills and logical and analytical thinking
(2) have a greater appreciation and understanding of social science field research methods
(3) analyse an anthropological/ development issue they have encountered in their fieldwork with reference to the wider literature
(4) have an understanding of the principles, methodologies, value systems and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry
(5) understand from their own experience some of the dynamics of intensive cross cultural experience
(6) present a detailed research report orally to a group of peers
Indicative AssessmentWorkshop participation 10% LO 1,6
Oral presentation (15-20 mins) of research 10% LO 6
Critical analysis of fieldwork methods employed during fieldschool 20% (1000 words) LO 1,2,4
Reflective essay on personal field school experience in cross-cultural communication 20% (1500 words) LO 5
Critical analysis of anthropological/ development issue 40% (2500 words) LO 1,3,6
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WorkloadFive 2 hour workshops and twenty hours a week of self-directed study over six weeks (total workload 130 hours).
Requisite and Incompatibility
Preliminary ReadingErkiksen, Thomas Hylland 2001 Small Places, Large Issues. London: Pluto Press
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5778||01 Sep 2014||12 Sep 2014||12 Sep 2014||13 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|