This course will provide an introduction to the archaeological and biological data which reflect upon cultural history and human variation. From Origins to Civilisations sets up a broad framework upon which later Archaeology and Biological Anthropology units across the University can be placed. In particular, taken with the other first year unit, Introduction to Archaeology (ARCH 1111), taught in the 1st semester each year, it provides the necessary basis for students to continue on to a wide variety of later year units within our School.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
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Critical reading (100 words/reading x 2 readings) (2.5% each for a total of 5%) Addresses Learning Outcome 2.
Essay 2000 words in length (40%) Addresses Learning Outcomes 1, 2 and 3.
Exam, 2 hours in length (40%) Addresses Learning Outcomes 1, 3.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 12 hours of lectures, 24 hours of tutorials and laboratories; and b) 94 hours of film screenings and independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Scarre, C. ed The Human Past, Thames and Hudson, 2010.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7172||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|