Teaching the Past to the Huddled Masses, Yearning to Learn: Building an Educational Toolkit for Archaeology

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  • Preparing for the Real World: How Fieldschools Can Teach Consultation with Interested Parties (2016)
    DOCUMENT Citation Only Kristin E Swanton.

    In 2010, Dr. Kevin McBride from the University of Connecticut conducted an archaeological fieldschool at various archaeological sites associated with the Pequot War, which took place from 1636-1638. News of the archaeological survey illicted many diverse responses from interested parties and community members. As a result, students participating in the field school benefited from the opportunity to interact with descendant communities, property owners, and other interested publics. This brief...