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Perspectives in Landscape Research - ARC00054M

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  • Department: Archaeology
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Kevin Walsh
  • Credit value: 5 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20
    • See module specification for other years: 2018-19

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

  • To provide a detailed understanding of key themes within the fields of map and image based enquiry.
  • Engage with the analysis and interpretation of maps, aerial photographs and other visual sources.
  • encourage the critical review of specific images.
  • To establish the context of a map, photographic and art-based studies in contemporary landscape archaeology

Module learning outcomes

  • How to recognise, record and interpret archaeological features identified on aerial photographs.
  • How to extract information from modern and historic maps
  • How to create a context in which to analyses and interpret other sources of graphic information (e.g. paintings)

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Coursework
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

Pass/fail

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Coursework
N/A 100

Module feedback

Timing of written and verbal feedback is published on our deadlines pages:

Formative assessment

Summative assessment

Indicative reading

Reading lists are published to the module web pages or VLE.



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