Archaeology OpenCourseWare: Field-Based Archeology Undergraduate Level Course by Capilano University

Published Dec 29, 2008

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Students interested in the complete process of Archaeological work, from excavation to laboratory reports, should take Capilano University's OpenCourseWare class in 'Archaeology Field School.' This free course is intended for anthropology students with an interest in Archaeological excavation and surveys.

Archaeology Field School: Course Specifics

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Archaeology Field School: Course Description

The 'Archeology Field School' course is offered by the Anthropology Department of Capilano University in North Vancouver, Canada; 'Archeology Field School' was created by anthropology professor Bob Muckle. The course teaches students to read NTS maps, identify archaeological sites and create accurate maps using just a compass in site surveying. Students also learn how to excavate from a site and how to analyze those excavations at a laboratory.

This free OpenCourseWare includes recommended readings, how-to guides, external resource links and two image galleries. Those interested in this course should visit the archeology and excavation course page.

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