SEMINAR IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ART SPECIALIZATION: PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΦΡΟΝΤΙΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΕΙΔΙΚΕΥΣΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ ΤΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ: ΠΡΟΪΣΤΟΡΙΚΗ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / SEMINAR IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ART SPECIALIZATION: PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY
CodeΑΠΡ901
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600019204

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2020-2021

Registered students: 27
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ARCΗAIOLOGIAS KAI ISTORIAS TĪS TECΗNĪSYPOCΗREŌTIKO EIDIKEUSĪS FRONTISTĪRIOWinter/Spring-7

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600250796
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΑΠΡ151 INTRODUCTION TO PREHISTORIC CULTURE
  • ΑΡΧ151 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES
  • ΑΠΡ652 PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY: SOCIETIES OF THE AEGEAN AND THE BALKANS UNTIL THE END OF THE NEOLITHIC
  • ΑΠΡ653 PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY: SOCIETIES OF THE AEGEAN AND THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN IN THE BRONZE AGE
  • ΑΠΡ651 PREHISTORIC ARCHAELOGY: THEORY AND METHOD
General Prerequisites
Recommended to students who have already attended successfully courses in prehistoric archaeology
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the seminar is - to familiarize the students with the archaeological research and scientific reasoning through deep and critical knowledge of the archaeological practice - to train the students to manage and analyze archaeological matters through the use of greek and international bibliography - to learn the students on how to proceed to the deep knowledge of archaeological issues - to train the students to the team working of the oral presentation of articles and to the individual academic writing - to educate the students on good practices and management of archaeological material and issues of cultural heritage
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of the seminar is to familiarize the students with current issues of prehistoric archaeology. Handling with national and international bibliography. Practical in archaeological materials and bioarchaeological remains. Training in team working for the oral presentation of articles in the classroom. Training in the methods of academic writing of essays. Plagiarism and the ethics of academic writing. Bibliography and reference systems. Familiarization with the archaeological theory and practice through paradigms of prehistoric archaeology.Digital sources and bibliography. Visits in prehistoric sites related to the thematic of the seminar. Practical in archaeological materials of the Cast Museum and of the University excavations e.g Thessaloniki Toumba excavation. Seminars and practicals in the Laboratory of Archaeology (LIRA)
Keywords
Prehistoric archaeology, Archaeological Remains, Practical training, Bibliography, Composition, Criticism, Plagiarism
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Lectures, Powerpoint Presentations, Video showing, Uploading of reading material on the elearning, Communication with email and the elearning platform
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures15
Seminars10
Fieldwork40
Reading Assigment30
Tutorial60
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities15
Written assigments40
Total210
Student Assessment
Description
Evaluation mostly depends on the quality of a written assignment (up to 5,000 words) applying in a critical manner the greek and international bibliography. The criteria for assessment include the bibliographical research, the quality of writing and the proper and consistent use of a reference system. A manual for academic essay-writing is available on the Department’s webpage. Evaluation also takes into account (no more than 40%) the contribution of the student into discussions raised inside the classroom, the oral presentation of articles and other work undertaken as well as participation in other activities such as practical and visits in prehistoric sites etc.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Other / Others (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
-Andreou, S., M. Fotiadis, και K. Kotsakis (1996) The Neolithic and Bronze Age of Northern Greece. AJA 100 537-97 -Barrett, J. και P. Halstead (επιμ.) (2004), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited. SCAA 6. Oxford: Oxbow. -Cline, E. (2010) Oxford Handbook of Bronze Age Aegean. Oxford: Oxford University Press. -Fowler, C. Jan Harding, και Daniela Hofmann (επιμ.) (2015)The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press. -Galaty, M. & Parkinson, W. A., eds. (1999) Rethinking Mycenaean Palaces: New Interpretations of an Old Idea. Los Angeles: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology: University of California Press. -Rehak, P. and Younger, J. G.(1998). Review of Aegean Prehistory VII: Neopalatial, Final Palatial, and Postpalatial Crete. AJA 102 91-173. -Runnels, C. (1995) The Stone Age of Greece from the Palaeolithic to the Advent of the Neolithic. AJA 99 699-728 -Shelmerdine, C. W. (ed.) (2008) The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age (Cambridge, Chicago University Press). -Shelmerdine, C. W. (1997). Review of Aegean Prehistory VI: The Palatial Bronze Age of the Southern and Central Greek Mainland. AJA 101 537-85
Last Update
26-04-2020