Archaeology (ARC) - Graduate Courses
ARC 409/509 Cr.1-3
Readings and Research in Archaeology
ARC 490/590 Cr.3
Archaeology for Teachers
This course explores methods and resources for applying archaeology in the regular pre-collegiate classroom. A brief overview of the science of archaeology, and the pre-European cultures of Wisconsin and Minnesota is provided. Offered Occasionally.
ARC 491/591 Cr.3
Archaeology Field School for Teachers
Participants will experience the basic skills used in the excavation of archaeological sites, including surveying techniques, methods of excavation, compilation of field data and laboratory analysis. Practical application of the skills will be related to the classroom of the pre-collegiate instructor. Repeatable for credit - maximum 12. Prerequisite: ARC 490/590 or ARC 493/593. Offered Occasionally.
ARC 492/592 Cr.3
Archaeology Analysis Procedures for Teachers
Taking a hands-on approach to analyzing and interpreting archaeological remains, the class will integrate lectures with demonstrations, experiments, and supervised laboratory projects. Study will focus on the potential for interpreting human lifeways and adaptations to the laboratory environment from stone tools, ceramics, floral, and faunal remains. Practical application of the interpretation process will be related to the classroom of the pre-collegiate instructor. Introduction will provide an overview of field procedures. Prerequisite: ARC 490/590 or ARC 493/593. Offered Occasionally.
ARC 493/593 Cr.3
Wisconsin Archaeology for Teachers
This course is designed to provide teachers with substantial content on the science of archaeology and the pre-European history of Wisconsin. Through an inquiry-based approach, teachers learn the process of archaeological interpretation of cultural patterns from material remains by undertaking the reconstruction of such patterns from a provided sample of material remains. This process is applicable to the K-12 classroom. Offered Occasionally.
ARC 494/594 Cr.1-3
Applied Archaeology for Teachers
This course is designed to give teachers a comprehensive and hands-on personal experience in archaeological data acquisition, interpretation and experimental archaeology. Participants will apply class content to the K-12 classroom. Repeatable for credit - maximum 12. Offered Occasionally.