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Digital Knowledge Production in Archaeology - ARC00007M

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  • Department: Archaeology
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Tim Evans
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module summary

This module covers the critical fundamentals of making archaeological data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable online.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

To introduce the main digital technologies used for the dissemination of archaeological information, awareness of how the technologies have been applied, and their relative pros and cons.

Module learning outcomes

  • Knowledge of the development of digital dissemination, publication and archiving in general, with particular knowledge in relation to archaeology and cultural heritage
  • Knowledge of key internet technologies
  • Understanding of relative advantages and disadvantages of different technologies and applications


Task Length % of module mark
Coursework - Digital Knowledge Production in Archaeology
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Coursework - Digital Knowledge Production in Archaeology
N/A 100

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