- Code BIAN2015
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Biological Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology , Biology
This course focuses on the anatomy of the human skeleton and techniques in human identification: age-at-death, sex, stature, ancestry, pathology, trauma, stature, handedness and habitual behaviours. There is a very strong practical emphasis with two thirds of contact time spent in the skeletal laboratory. Acquired skills will be of value to any students interested in skeletal studies including vertebrate biology, comparative skeletal anatomy, medicine, palaeontology, fine arts, human and primate evolution, forensic sciences and archaeology.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Meet the stipulated course aims
- Become familiar and comfortable with a broad sample of scholarship in this disciplinary area
- Augment their ability to think critically about basic assumptions and conceptual frameworks in this field
- Develop skills in oral presentations, including debate, and in writing
Literature and practical assessments through the semester (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
Final practical/lab exams (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1-2]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3434||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|