RESEARCH IN AUSTRALIAN ARCHAEOLOGY B

ARC5RAB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline



This subject presents students with the opportunity to undertake more detailed study in specialist topics in Australian archaeology. Students work in collaboration with a staff member to develop a directed study plan focussed on a specific issue or area of expertise.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AMPA Masters of Professional Archaeology, ADPA Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology AND permission of the Course Coordinator.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. present a reasoned analysis of the theory and data relevant to the topic

Activities:
discussion in supervisory sessions, preparation of a journal or series of abstracts reviewing the relevant literature in the topic, preparation of a major problem-oriented essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. demonstrate competence in a specialised aspect of Australian archaeology

Activities:
discussion in supervisory sessions, preparation of a journal or series of abstracts reviewing the relevant literature in the topic, preparation of a major problem-oriented essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. design and carry out a program of independent study

Activities:
prepare a comprehensive bibliography and study plan to guide reading, completion of literature review and essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
Thirty six 1.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"to be determined in consultation with subject coordinator"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000 word journal or series of abstracts reviewing the relevant literature40 01, 02, 03
One 3500 word problem-oriented essay60 01, 02, 03