HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN AUSTRALIA
Credit points: 15
This subject provides an in-depth introduction to the archaeological record of Australia from the arrival of Europeans in the 18th century, to the rapid urban growth and industrialisation of the 20th century. Over the course of the semester students will explore various aspects of rural, urban, industrial, and maritime archaeology across Australia - with an emphasis upon the historical archaeology of Victoria. During w weekly workshops students obtain first-hand experience with artefacts recovered from Australian historical-archaeological sites. This subject addresses the La Trobe Sustainability Thinking essential.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Lawrence
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesLecture, readings, in-class discussions, written abstracts, essay, assignments, workshops and guest speakers.
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Lawrence
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Four in-class workshop assignments (900-word equivalent)
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One 1,800-word essay
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Abstracts of weekly readings (1,800-word equivalent)
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