Topic ID #39024 - posted 12/12/2017 3:31 PM

Australia- FAIMS Archaeological Data Science Field School 2018



Did you think all the archaeological fun ends when you come home from the field? No way! Welcome to the next stage, the archaeological data camp. Located in the heart of Sydney, Australia, we specialize in excavating, cleaning, streamlining, and making sense of archaeological data, using advanced technology. You can learn this craft in four intense weeks and become the data scientist who will own the 21st century. Come have fun with real data, real ugly data, from a real project and help make it beautiful. Pick up some tricks and make yourself indispensable to your next archaeological employer.

·         Course Dates: July 2-July 27, 2018

·         Enrollment Status: OPEN

·         Total Cost: $4,425

·         Course Type: Database Management

·         Instructors: Dr. Shawn Ross, Dr. Adela Sobotkova, Dr. Brian Ballsun-Staton, Dr. Petra Janouchova


Students attending this field school will be housed at the Robert Menzies College, which offers a private room (but shared single gender bathrooms). Three meals per day are provided on weekdays; one meal per day (brunch) on weekends. All student rooms at RMC are single rooms, allowing you to create your own space by bringing a little bit of home with you. Every room has: Bed, Wardrobe, Desk, Chair, Bookcase, Pinboard, Fan, Heater, Phone, and Internet connection. There is also a nearby (200m) mall with an extensive food court.

ACADEMIC CREDIT UNITS & TRANSCRIPTS Credit Units: Attending students will be awarded 8 semester credit units (equivalent to 12 quarter credit units) through our academic partner, Connecticut College. Connecticut College is a private, highly ranked liberal arts institution with a deep commitment to undergraduate education. Students will receive a letter grade for attending this field school (see grading assessment and matrix). This field school provides a minimum of 160 direct instructional hours. Students are encouraged to discuss the transferability of credit units with faculty and registrars at their home institutions prior to attending this field school.


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