Archaeology to Delight and Instruct: Active Learning in the University Classroom, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Archaeology to Delight and Instruct

Active Learning in the University Classroom, 1st Edition

Edited by Heather Burke, Claire E Smith


288 pages

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This book presents novel and interesting ways of teaching archaeological concepts and processes to college and university students. Seeking alternatives to the formal lecture format, the various contributions seek better ways of communicating the complexities of human behavior and of engaging students in active learning about the past. This collection of imaginative exercises designed by 20 master instructors on three continents includes role-playing, games, simulations, activities, and performance, all designed to teach archaeological concepts in interesting and engaging ways.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology