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Last approved: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:03:43 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Anthropology (ANTH)
Field Research: New World
Field Research: New World
Spring 2017
Course Type
Field Work (Internship)
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Jeffrey Blomster
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Survey, excavation, and/or laboratory analysis at localities in North or South America. Consult the Schedule of Classes for more details.
1) Students will understand the basics of field data collection associated with anthropological archaeology.
2) Students will learn to identify major classes of objects frequently recovered from archaeological sites and will learn proper documentation techniques.
3) Students will learn basic fieldwork skills that will be applicable to any fieldwork-based science (mapping, field note collection, contextual data collection; database development and data collection, basic statistical analysis of collected field data).
4) Students will engage in discussions on important ethical issues regarding the responsibilities of the archaeologist to local stakeholders, as well as professional, national, and international responsibilities.
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Only graduate-level archaeology fieldwork course in the New World.
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This is the graduate equivalent of ANTH 3833. It is better for graduate students to have a 6000-level course to take, rather than taking a 3000-level course for graduate credit.
jbb (Sat, 19 Nov 2016 22:46:52 GMT): Rollback: Syllabus must contain the required OAPA boilerplate regarding: Course requirements and grading; Attendance and Participation; Goals and Learning Outcomes; Weekly Schedule; Academic Integrity; Support for Students Outside the Classroom; Religious Holidays; Security. Consult template uploaded with syllabus. Also, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education now requires that all syllabi include average minimum amount of out-of-class or independent learning expected per week. For more detail see
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