Archaeological Studies: Critical approach

Course Information
TitleΑρχαιολογικές μελέτες: Κριτική προσέγγιση / Archaeological Studies: Critical approach
CodeΑΚΛ 712
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600015939

Programme of Study: PMS stīn Archaiología, Téchnī kai Politismó

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Klasikī ArchaiologíaCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students who attend the course are expected to • understand the theoretical questions concerning the critical approach of the archaeological studies • learn the basic knowledge about the archaeology of the greek region and become aware of the relevant bibliography • comprehend basic studies on the archaeology of the Greek region • to become sensitive to methodological and practical issues related to their field of study • practice their skills to present orally and in written their essays / ideas/ arguments and to comment and analyse with a critical view relevant articles and stydies.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course aims to the examination of basic studies on the Archaeology of the Greek region. Students who attent the course are expected to become aware of the relevant bibliography and then to analyse this with a critical view.
Archaeology, Greek Archaeology, Archaeological studies, critical approach
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Presentation with powerpoint
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1204
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities301
Written assigments1806
Student Assessment
Students will have to study weekly specific book chapters and articles (in Greek or a foreign language) and present, orally or in written, brief reports of their critical reading. Students' evaluation will depend on their weekly presentations, their ability to argue and to answer complicated questions based on bibliography and the relevant sources and on their final written essay.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
T. Hoelscher, Κλασική Αρχαιολογία Δ. Πλάντζος, Οι αρχαιολογίες του κλασικού. Αναθεωρώντας τον εμπειρικό κανόνα (Αθήνα 2014)
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