- Code ARCH3000
- 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
This course introduces you to principles by which archaeological projects are devised and executed. It will provide you with basic skills that you will need should you continue into postgraduate study. Specifically, you will learn how to write an excellent thesis and/or academic publication. In addition you will undertake data analysis of a real archaeological assemblage and apply quantitative analyses (including statistics) to understand patterns within this assemblage. 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:1. Critique archaeological theses and evaluate the quality of research;
2. Apply essential research skills for writing thesis chapters or academic papers.
3. Undertake quantitative analysis including statistical analysis;
4. Present and interpret data in oral and written academic forums.
1000 word thesis critique (20%; LO 1).
Laboratory portfolio (30%; LO 3).
10-15 minute oral presentation (10%; LO 2,3,4)
2000 word short report (40%; LO 2,3,4)
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of laboratories; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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