This course teaches the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in archaeological fieldwork and analyses. Spatial research methods made possible by this technology will be the center of this course, both in theory and practice.
2 hours of online lectures;
4 hours of computer practical;
4 hours of literature study, questions and online forum discussions.
Gaining insight into the way in which Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are currently used in archaeology. The technical aspects as well as their applications will be discussed;
Learning how to manage and analyse spatial archaeological data;
Ability to make simple (distribution) maps in a GIS for your own research.
Course schedule details can be found in MyTimetable.
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Mode of instruction
Practical sessions with compulsory attendance;
Online discussion sessions with compulsory participation.
- Written open-book exam (100%).
You will only receive the exam result if you have attended all the practical sessions.
All assessment deadlines (exams, retakes, paper deadlines etc.) can be found in MyTimetable.
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James Conolly, J & Lake, M. 2006. Geographical Information Systems in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.
For lectures, tutorials, and exams, enrolment through MyStudymap is mandatory.
You are also required to confirm your exam in MyStudymap. No confirmation = no participation!
General information about registration can be found on the Course and Exam Enrolment page.
For more information about this course, please contact drs. M. (Milco) Wansleeben.
Practical sessions with compulsory attendance.