AR2405 - Rock Art Field School
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Arts & Social Sciences
The Rock Art Field School provides students with an introduction to the study of art,
images and symbols encountered in an archaeological context. Focussing on rock art
this subject will provide an overview of a variety of approaches, including: theoretical
approaches to art in the archaeological record; the value and significance of rock
art to archaeological research; the value and significance of rock art to indigenous
peoples; challenges in rock art research; the ethics and practice of rock art recording
and publication. Practical exercises, conducted at a number of rock art sites, will
include discussion of potential fieldwork approaches, survey techniques and constraints.
The subject will involve additional costs to cover fieldwork expenses.
There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.
- develop an appreciation of the indigenous and archaeological values of rock art sites;
- develop an awareness of the ethical and practical issues that must be addressed in
rock art research;
- provide students with the basic skills required to record rock art sites.
- The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
- The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
- The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
- A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics
in at least one discipline area;
- A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
|AR3405 AND AR3124 AND AY2030 AND AY3030 AND AY5030
Study Period 7
|Census Date 07-Jul-2011
|Face to face teaching
11-Jul-2011 to 15-Jul-2011 (Taught face-to-face in a one week block during Study Period 2.)
||Professor Sean Ulm
||Dr Susan McIntyre-Tamwoy, Dr Shelley Greer.
- 8 hours workshops/Seminars
||fieldwork exercises and tests (25%); essays (35%); written field report (40%).
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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