- 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
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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This course introduces you to principles by which archaeological projects are devised and executed. You will learn how to write a thesis and develop a research proposal. In addition you will undertake quantitative analyses (including statistics) using a real archaeology assemblage and assess the implications of these results. Finally, the course will provide you with useful techniques for presenting and promoting your results to an academic audience.
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|
|2569||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|