- Code ARCH6041
- 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
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Explain and critique the basic conceptual approaches, methodologies and research objectives of environmental archaeology from an international perspective.
- Critically examine a) the methodologies used to model past human interactions with environments b) assess the limits of the evidence used and c) contextualize the debates surrounding past human impacts on ecosystems and local ecology.
- Understand the contemporary significance of archaeological contributions to theories of past extinctions and culture change, as baselines for thinking on sustainable futures and concerns with environmental conservation.
Indicative AssessmentAnnotated bibliography (25%), essay(50%), debate contribution (15%) and laboratory/field notebook (10%).
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WorkloadNormally offered in alternate years
2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of laboratories/tutorials per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9731||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|