ARCH06025 2014 FIELD SCHOOL
The field school is one of the most crucial elements of an archaeological programme, especially one that is focused on providing valid practical experience. The training excavation will be held over two weeks at either Easter or in June. The actual site and related archaeology will vary from year to year. Students will gain first hand experience in developing excavation and other investigative techniques, an understanding of site recording and the application of methodologies taught in class.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Demonstrate understanding and compliance with site based health and safety regulations.
Module Assessment Strategies
Students will be assessed in a number of key areas including excavation techniques/stratigraphy , recording, planning, photography and work ethic.
Two week training excavation. The individual site and related types/level of archaeology will vary from year to year. The five hours below is based upon two weeks of 35 hours, equal to 5 hours per week for 14 weeks.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Continuous Assessment Logbook||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||20 %||Week 2||1,2,3|
|2||Practical Evaluation||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||80 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4,5,6|
Full Time Mode Workload
Museum of London Excavation Manual
IT Sligo Site Handbook