Archaeology, Archaeology Teaching

TA’s thoughts: Undergraduate group presentations

Today we finished the last session of Research and Presentation Skills. The session was composed of five presentations from the undergraduates, each presentation by a group of around 6-10 people. There were a couple of very good examples; one extremely exciting and over-the-top group effort owed a lot to the influence of Glee! However on… Continue reading TA’s thoughts: Undergraduate group presentations

Archaeology, Archaeology Teaching

TA’s thoughts: teaching ‘gender’ in Roman culture

Context Being a Teaching Assistant has led to a few realisations in the last few months. One particularly noteworthy point occurred last week. A colleague and I were covering a two hour lecture in the Introduction to Roman archaeology course for first year undergraduates. The course itself is core for the Classical Archaeology students, and… Continue reading TA’s thoughts: teaching ‘gender’ in Roman culture