Teaching Archaeology (Other Keyword)

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Archaeological Field schools: Teaching Heritage Management. An Example from Menorca (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Amalia Perez-Juez. Ricardo J. Elia. Meredith Langlitz.

The archaeological field school is a traditional means of training students in the practical skills of survey, excavation, recording, and artifact processing. Recent discussions about field schools have emphasized the need to approach fieldwork from a holistic perspective and incorporate the theory and practice of archaeological stewardship: preservation, interpretation, management, and public outreach of archaeological resources. In this paper we describe our experience in the development of a...

Archeology and Education: The Classroom and Beyond (1991)
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Increasingly archeologists recognize the importance of engaging the public by making archeology more accessible. Like any other archeological endeavor, public education programs require good planning and effective execution. The articles in this volume provide examples that meet both these criteria. They provide background information, advice about logistics, and theoretical, professional, and/or practical justifications for such educational programs. They are assembled to assist others in...

Final project assignment, archaeological field methods course. (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kelly Dixon.

Using tDAR for college-level teaching. Assignment description, example provided by Kelly Dixon.

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: A Model for Archaeology Camps in Service of Public Outreach (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Rachel Vara. Whitney Lytle.

Public outreach and education has increasingly become an essential component of archaeology. Helping the community become invested in the past can do wonders for perpetuating the archaeological ideals of cultural preservation and conservation. Instilling these values in the younger generation is one of the most effective ways to create a more culturally conscious future. The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Center for Archaeological Research aims to meet this goal through their educational...

Introducing Educational Methods to Archaeological Content and Practice: A Follow-Up Study of K–12 Summer Camp Curriculum Building (2023)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mikaela Razo. Marissa Muñoz.

This is an abstract from the "SAA 2023: Individual Abstracts" session, at the 88th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, outreach within archaeology is changing to meet the needs of its communities, including the methods used by archaeologists to disseminate information and engage diverse age groups. “Legacy: Hands on the Past” is an archaeological outreach program based out of the Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at...

ORJACH :Teaching Japanese Archaeology and Culture Online (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Caroline Pathy-Barker.

New technologies must be utilised and our new online resource is a ''great tool''and invaluable for teachers and students. The aim of the online project is to increase awareness to the rich Japanese cultural Heritage and archaeology. ORJACH is providing fantastic educational resources and ''fun'' materials for teachers in the form of lesson plans, worksheets and a hands on finds box for use in primary and secondary schools via an online interactive gateway. I will be demonstrating the successful...

Reimagining “Archaeological Field Methods”: Insights on Integrating Campus Excavation, Classroom Instruction, and Critical Discussion (2023)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kirby Farah. Benjamin Luley.

This is an abstract from the "Pedagogy in the Undergraduate Archaeology Classroom" session, at the 88th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. This paper reflects on an archaeological field methods course designed for Gettysburg College and taught in fall 2021. This course, which we will continue to teach in coming years, represents a new offering at the college and meets a growing need to train anthropology majors who wish to focus on archaeology as a career. Students...

Thirst for Knowledge: Teaching Typology and Social Organization through the Stylistic Attributes of Water Bottles (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only John Seebach.

Residents of Grand Junction, Colorado must necessarily adapt to the arid, high-elevation climate of the northern Colorado Plateau. One highly visible adaptation to aridity is the personal transport of potable liquids in an array of vessels. Such vessels are ubiquitous among Colorado Mesa University students, staff and faculty, and they provide a readily accessible source of data with which to illustrate the uses of typology, style and the material correlates of social organization. In a...

Trash, Histories, and Community Engagement: Integrating Service Learning into the Archaeology Curriculum (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jennifer Zovar.

As educators teaching archaeology at the introductory level, it can be challenging to develop hands-on exercises that allow students to discover how archaeological knowledge is generated, especially when teaching at institutions without large labs or active field projects. Another major challenge is helping students to understand the relevance of archaeological research in the modern world. One way to achieve both goals may be to bring the archaeological classroom into the community, as students...