UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

ARCY5107 Reporting Archaeology

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2017UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Content This unit provides students with a firm understanding of the various ways archaeological work is reported including plain English reporting, publications in professional settings, PAs (professional advice), conservation plans, cultural heritage management plans, advice to legal processes, journals, blogs, use of social media and use of digital outputs (internet, television, radio). Experts discuss their experiences, and scenarios are developed for various case studies to explore these issues. The key focus is on 'good' and culturally literate reporting in each form of output through a process of critical reviews and reflexive writing.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) familiarise themselves with the different settings for reporting and (2) critically review reporting, including their own.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) submitted exercises and (2) a major essay. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Tom Whitley
Unit rules
Approved quota: 30—determined on a case-by-case basis with weight given to past academic results; Indigenous students are particularly encouraged to enrol
Contact hours 6–8 weeks in August and September

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