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 Research

British archaeology ahead of the US – but still falling short

Having just down-loaded and read the Jan 2009 Society for American Archaeology’s Archaeological Record in order to read the Killick and Goldberg article entitled A Quiet Crisis in American Archaeology (all about how Europe and Britain are outstripping the US in terms of archaeological science), I was pretty shocked by a statement in a later… Continue reading British archaeology ahead of the US – but still falling short