- Code ARCH3024
- 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, History, Asia Pacific Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Dougald O'Reilly
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2019
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This introduction to the archaeology of Buddhism across Asia covers the period from the birth of Buddhism, exploring the archaeological remains from India, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam as well as China to c. AD 1500.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate knowledge relating to the evidence provided by archaeology for the history and material culture of Buddhist Asia in the relevant time period;
- Demonstrate a grounding in relevant archaeological methodologies, and an understanding of how these may be utilised in order to analyse archaeological materials; and
- Demonstrate the ability to work interactively in a seminar setting.
Indicative AssessmentTutorial Participation (10%) [Learning Outcome 3]
Research essay, 2500 words (60%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
Exam (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 35 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 11 hours of tutorials or structured learning activities; and
b) 96 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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