UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH MODULE RECORD
MODULE CODE: FDAP107
MODULE TITLE: WORK BASED LEARNING
COMPENSATABLE WITHIN THIS PROGRAMME: Yes
SHORT MODULE DESCRIPTOR
The aim of this module is to develop students’ practical insight into the world of work as an archaeologist. It will enable them to critically examine the working environment and practice as an archaeologist including the identification of key attributes and skills for archaeological professions and provide the opportunity to gain experience and demonstrate those skills.
ELEMENTS OF ASSESSMENT: (C1) COURSEWORK 100%
Give Subject Assessment Panel Group to which module should be linked
Minimum pass mark for professional body accreditation
To enable students to:
· experience issues relating to archaeological excavation
· experience real working environments
· acquire work-based knowledge and to develop their transferable and employability skills
· acquire a professional business attitude;
· develop career choices.
ASSESSED LEARNING OUTCOMES:
At the end of this module the learner will be expected to be able to:
INDICATIVE SYLLABUS CONTENT:
APPROVAL: DATE OF APPROVAL: 1/4//06 DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION: 1/9/06
DATE(S) OF APPROVED CHANGE: 23/05/07
University of Plymouth Colleges
City College Plymouth
MODULE LEADER: Win Scutt
Term All Year
Assessment Criteria (Threshold Level) :
The student should be able to:
1. Produce evidence that shows application and reflection on the aims, attitudes, practices and procedures required as an archaeologist.
2. Describe the key attributes and skills required to operate as an archaeologist.
3. Show evidence that demonstrates a basic level of competence related to identified attributes and skills in the Qualification in Archaeological Practice (Intrusive Investigation)
4. Reflect on your practice in the context of your chosen career
Schedule of Teaching and Learning:
The module is delivered by means of simulation, consultancy, seminars, and employer talks. Students will work on one or more archaeological excavations approved by the College.
Recommended Texts and Sources
The recommended texts for the course are:
Barker, P.A. (1993) Techniques of Archaeological Excavation 3rd ed. London: Routledge.)
Collis, J. (2002) Digging up the Past Stroud: Sutton
Dorrell, P.G. (1994) Photography in Archaeology and Conservation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Drewett, P.L. (1999) Field Archaeology: an introduction. London: Routledge
Institute of Field Archaeologists (2001) Standard and guidance for archaeological excavation, revised edition September 2001
Institute of Field Archaeologists (2001) Standard and guidance for archaeological watching brief, revised edition September 2001
Joukowsky, M. (1980) A Complete Manual of Field Archaeology. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Roskams, S. (2001) Excavation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
SCAUM (1997) Health and Safety in Field Archaeology Standing Conference of Archaeological Unit Managers
Schon D (1995) The Reflective Practitioner. Chichester: Jossey Bass
Spence, C. (ed.) 1994. Archaeological Site Manual .3rd ed. Museum of London Archaeology Service (MoLAS). Also available free online.
ACOA The Association of County Archaeological Officers (1993) Model Briefs and Specifications for Archaeological Assessments and Field Evaluations Out of print. Available as a .pdf file (107KB) at http://www.algao.org.uk
DoE (1990) Planning and Policy Guidance Note 16 Available as a .pdf file at http://www.culture.gov.uk
English Heritage (1991) Management of Archaeological Projects (MAP2)