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African American Education Statewide in Delaware, 1770-1940+ / - (1995)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Bradley Skelcher.

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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...


Archeology and the Federal Government (1994)
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This is a special issue of the National Park Service's journal, CRM, articles in this issue provides information about federal agencies' archeological activities in parks and other federal lands, Indian tribes, states, local governments and the private sector. This special issue of CRM magazine focuses on the protection and management of archeological sites, collections, and data. The National Strategy for Federal Archeology encompasses public education and participation, public use of the...


Archeology as a Teaching Tool (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Caroline Gardiner.

This is an abstract from the "NPS Archeology: Engaging the Public through Education and Recreation" session, at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. This project, conducted between summer and fall of 2018, was part of a larger NPS initiative to use archaeology as an educational tool. The project’s main objective was to use this interdisciplinary field to teach concepts stemming from various academic subjects, ranging from history to chemistry. To achieve this goal,...


Assessing the Efficacy of Lesson Modules as a Public Education and Outreach Strategy for Archaeology (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mario Battaglia. John Murray.

Archaeological education and outreach is becoming ever more of a priority in a discipline that struggles to make research accessible and relevant to diverse publics. In recent years, this void has begun to be filled through the creation of grade school lesson modules on various archaeological topics. However, though these modules are readily available, little has been done to assess the efficacy of such an educational outreach strategy. To address this gap, a study conducted in collaboration...


An Assessment of Archaeological Preservation in Baltimore City (1996)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Janel Bisacquino. Louise Akerson.

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Captivating the Public Through the Media While Digging the Past (1987)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kristen Stevens Peters. Elizabeth Anderson Comer. Roger E. Kelly.

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Each To the Other (1958)
DOCUMENT Citation Only William A. Ritchie.

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Exploring Public Perceptions and Attitudes about Archaeology (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Maria Ramos. David Duganne.

Harris Interactive was commissioned by a coalition of archaeological organizations in June of 1999 to conduct a study among the American public to understand their perceptions, knowledge, and attitudes about archaeology. The overall purpose of this study is to gain insight on the American public's views and understanding of archaeology. The overall purpose of this study is to gain insight on the American public's views and understanding of archaeology. The information that is provided in this...


Florida Tales Through Ales: Archaeology Interpretation through Historically Inspired Ales (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Emily Dietrich.

This is a poster submission presented at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The Florida Public Archaeology Network’s East Central Region partnered with Wops Hops Brewing Company in Sanford Florida to engage the public through the “Florida Tales through Ales” lecture series wherein a presentation by an archaeologist was paired with an ale brewed inspired by the archaeological research. The first ale, “She’s a Beaut,” drew inspiration from the Black Drink to...


The Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project
PROJECT Michael Nassaney.

The Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project is a collaboration between Western Michigan University and the City of Niles, MI to investigate, interpret, and preserve the physical remains of the site of Fort St. Joseph, a mission, garrison, and trading post complex occupied from 1691 to 1781 by the French then British. Since its inception, the Project has cultivated a robust program of public archaeology to involve and invest the community in the preservation of the site and more generally, the...


Immersive Technology as Meaningful Interpretation and Public Discourse for Archaeology and History (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Thomas Whitley.

We are surrounded these days by endless digital online content that interprets historical and/or archaeological materials for the general public. The resolution and amount of this content is increasing more rapidly than the ripeness of a banana in a brown paper bag. But in many ways, this material seems to represent only the objectives of the archaeologists or historians involved. Being able to digitally re-create, or interpret, the past in new and exciting ways is obviously a good thing. But...


Linking Hispanic Heritage Through Archaeology (LHHTA): Engaging Latino Youth With Our National Parks (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman. Trica Oshant Hawkins.

Linking Hispanic Heritage Through Archaeology (LHHTA) is a program that connects Hispanic youth to their cultural history using regional archaeology as a bridge. The program highlights the role of the National Park Service in interpretation and cultural preservation. LHHTA involves high school students and teachers in archaeological field and lab work, visits to museums and National Parks, and experiential learning. Participants explored their personal and cultural histories through the use...


Making the Invisible Visible: Interpreting the Plantation Landscape at James Madison’s Montpelier (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Christian J. Cotz.

Montpelier was the lifelong home of James Madison, father of the Constitution, architect of the Bill of Rights, liberty-lover, and lifelong slave-owner. Just as importantly, Montpelier was home to a community of as many as six generations of enslaved Africans and African Americans who built the plantation, who generated the Madison family’s wealth, and who enabled James Madison to pursue a life of learning and public service. As archaeological excavations and documentary research allow us to...


Media Day (2010)
IMAGE Barbara Cook. Victoria Hawley. Jessica Hughes.

Photographs from 2008, 2009, and 2010 Media Days at the site of Fort St. Joseph during which the press and members of the Western Michigan University and Niles communities and other involved parties were invited to experience talks and tours prior to the opening of the site to the public for the annual Archaeology Open House.


A New View of the Desert - The Permian Basin Programmatic Agreement Research Program in Southeastern New Mexico (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Martin Stein.

The research program described in this paper is providing much needed new information for a portion of southeastern New Mexico that was previously understudied. The program is funded by an innovative approach to Section 106 compliance which trades redundant survey information for monetary contributions to a dedicated research account. The Permian Basin Programmatic Agreement (PA) has been in effect for six years. The purpose of the PA (formerly the Permian Basin Memorandum of Agreement or MOA)...


On-Site Public Interpretation of Bison Kill Sites (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only John Fisher.

Translating professional archaeological research into meaningful educational experiences for the public has taken on increased urgency in recent years. Several archaeologically investigated ancient bison kill sites in North America, located in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Texas, have an on-site public interpretive facility. The experiences at seven of these sites in moving from archaeological research to developing a public interpretive center are chronicled in a...


Open House (2010)
IMAGE Donna Ochenrydeb. Barbara Cook. John Lacko. Stephanie Barrante. Victoria Hawley. Jessica Hughes.

Photographs from the 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 Archaeology Open Houses at the site of Fort St. Joseph. Since 2004, the Fort St. Joseph Archaeology Open House has been the culmination of Western Michigan University's field school, and the showpiece of its public education and outreach initiative. Free of charge, the public is invited to view ongoing excavations and to interact with the student archaeologists. To assist with interpreting the archaeology, past open houses have offered...


The Pohnpei Museum: Past, Present and Future; a Museum Planning Study Final Report (1988)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kimberlee S. Kihleng.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Project Archaeology in the Classroom: Aptos Middle School and the Presidio (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Rebecca Pollack. Jules McKnight.

What happens when teachers and students engage with project archeology curriculum materials in the classroom ? What happens when students investigate archaeological and historical sites using the process archaeological inquiry? Critical thinking, inquiry, and interdisciplinary investigation are the hall marks of Project Archeology curriculum material. students at Aptos Middle School in San francisco, learned archaeological inquiry in their classroom and applied it to a real archeological site. ...


QR Codes as Educational Tools at Historic Brunswick Town (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kimberly E. Byrnes.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Digital Technologies and Public Archaeology" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Public interpretation is an integral aspect of the archaeological process, and modern technology has made it easier than ever to communicate information with the general public. Technological advancements have been an aid to museums, but not all facilities may be able to afford the newest technological advancements. Quick response...


A Summary of a Plan for the Future of Kosrae State Historic Preservation Program. Printed Draft #4: Incomplete (1985)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kosrae State Historic Preservation Office.

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Summer Camps (2010)
IMAGE Carol Bainbridge. Victoria Hawley. Jessica Hughes.

Photographs from the 2004, 2006, 2009, and 2010 Summer Camps at the site of Fort St. Joseph. Each field season, three summer camps are held: a camp for young adults, a camp for adults, and a camp for teachers. These camps provide the members of Niles and surrounding communities with the opportunity to engage in active excavations. Summer campers receive hands-on training in archaeological field techniques, as well as a more in-depth knowledge of the historical context of the fort. For the first...


The Suquamish Tribe Approach to Incorporate Tribal Historic Preservation into School Curricula (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Dennis Lewarch. Stephanie Trudel.

The Suquamish Tribe of the Port Madison Indian Reservation in Western Washington promotes incorporation of tribal history, culture, and language into school curricula. Staff members in the Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program participate in curriculum development and make presentations in the North Kitsap School District and at the Suquamish Tribe’s own Chief Kitsap Academy Middle and High School. Tribal archaeologists contribute to the classroom experience in a variety of ways to bring...


Technology, People, and the Future of CRM in the Soil Conservation Service (1990)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Diane E. Gelburd.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.