ARCH07021 2013 PROJECT MGT AND COMMERCIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
This is to the first course in Commercial Archaeology to be offered as part of an archaeology degree program in the Republic. As the many of the jobs in archaeology are in the commercial sector, this course has been designed to provide the student with the type of knowledge that is generally gained through hard won experience in the field of commercial archaeology. This course will be taught primarily through the medium of student directed learning, providing the students with the opportunity to tackle real issues through directed problem solving exercises.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Module Assessment Strategies
The assessments will be based on both indivudual and group based problem solving exercises dealing with real life situations. The final assessment will lead to the production of a high quality archaeological report.
Week 1 Introduction to commercial archaeology
Week 2 The planing process and legislation
Week 3 The planning process and legislation, Guest lecturer
Week 4 Money! Costings and tenders
Week 5 Assignment 1
Week 6 Assisgnment 1/2
Week 7 Assignment 2
Week 8 Case Study 1 The Tara/Skreen Valley
Week 9 Project Management
Week 10 Report Writing
Week 11 Case Study 2 Urban Archaeology in Ireland
Week 12 Assignment 3
Week 13 Assignment 3
Week 14 Review
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Group Project||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||20 %||Week 5||1,2,3,6|
|2||Group Project 2||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||30 %||Week 9||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|3||Written Report||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||End of Term||1,2,3,6|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Group Learning||Flat Classroom||Group Learning||2.5||Weekly||2.50|
|Independent Learning||UNKNOWN||Self Study||4.5||Weekly||4.50|
Numerous policy documents published by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, the heritage Council and the NRA.
To maximise the efficacy of the group learning mode, this module requires being teimtabled into weekly 2.5 hour blocks.