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Curricular information is subject to change
On completion of this module, you will be able to
1. Be informed and thoughtful about the theoretical and methodological aspects of experimental archaeology as a means of investigating materiality and material culture in the past.
2. Be able to review and critique experimental archaeology projects, with an emphasis on understanding what makes for excellence in project design, the posing of research questions, the use of appropriate project methodologies to gather data, and interpretation in the context of archaeological evidence.
3. Make presentations, engage in seminar discussions, critically appraise ideas and approaches in experimental archaeology through reflection and debate
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Essay defining: 'what is experimental archaeology?'||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: A project providing a review and critique of an experimental archaeology project, or projects, worldwide, with a focus on a particular theme.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
UCD School of Archaeology use standard feedback sheets for all modules. Your feedback is provided on this form - the form also contains feed forward details - this will help you think about how you could improve your approach in future assignments
|Professor Joanna Bruck||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Amanda Kelly||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Ryan Lash||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Meriel McClatchie||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Brendan O'Neill||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Rob Sands||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|