THEORETICAL ISSUES IN ARCHAEOLOGY
Credit points: 15
In the subject we will revisit some major and enduring theoretical issues in contemporary archaeology and investigate differing schools of thought that have developed in archaeology. The subject is aligned with more individualistic spheres of learning appropriate to postgraduate studies. Seminar-style classes place strong emphasis on student participation.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorAnita Smith
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesUsing topic readings, critique theoretical issues in archaeology and identify key primary sources in the literature. Class discussions, essay, literature review and readings.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the AMPA Master of Professional Archaeology or ADPA Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology or ACPA Graduate Certificate of Professional Archaeology
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsMust be specialising in Archaeology
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnita Smith
Block ModeWeek: 11 - 11
One 8.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.
Block ModeWeek: 12 - 12
One 8.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
Block ModeWeek: 14 - 14
One 8.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
Block ModeWeek: 13 - 13
One 8.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Six 3.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Group exercise (500-word equivalent) Assessment rubric provided on LMS
One 3,000-word essay Assessment rubric provided on LMS
|Assignment||Individual||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
One 2,000-word literature review Assessment rubric provided on LMS
|Assignment||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4|