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AR4006 - Archaeology Honours Seminar A

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Available only to students enrolled in the BA(Hons), BSc(Hons), BSocSc(Hons), GradDipArts and GradDipSocSc.

This subject surveys theoretical frameworks within the discipline of archaeology. A key aim is to guide students towards the development of theoretical perspectives for their research projects. Students are required to undertake intensive reading and discussion of literature in the discipline.

Learning Outcomes

  • acquire the skills required to engage in research associated with higher degree research projects;
  • cultivate a critical understanding of key debates in areas of research theory and/or methodology;
  • demonstrate the students knowledge of the discipline.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Shelley Greer.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%); essays (50%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Shelley Greer.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%); essays (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.