- Code BIAN6019
- 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 Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Biology
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Geoff Kushnick
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2022
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This course teaches you principles by which research projects within the areas of Archaeological and Evolutionary Science are devised and executed. You will learn how to write a thesis and develop a research proposal. In addition you will undertake quantitative analyses (including statistics) and assess the implications of results. 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:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Critically analyse and evaluate research material within Archaeological and Evolutionary Science.
2. Undertake quantitative analysis including statistical analysis to answer discipline relevant questions.
3. Present and interpret data in oral and written academic forums.
4. Develop a research proposal in a relevant area of Archaeological and Evolutionary Science
Indicative AssessmentData analysis exercises: 2000 words 40% (LO2, 3)
Research problem statement: 500 words 10% (LO4)
Tutorial Presentations: 10-15 minutes 10% (LO1, 3)
Research Proposal: 3000 words 40% (LO1, 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 and 12 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing
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