Syllabus Workshop

April 22, 2013 — April 23, 2013
Wired! Lab, Bay 11, 2nd Floor, Smith Warehouse
Sarah Goetz, Rebecca Bennett

A workshop in two parts to be run in the Wired! lab by Sarah Goetz and Rebecca Bennett (with guests), which introduces various technologies, walks lecturers through an example of  their use and incorporates syllabus planning to ensure smooth integration into classes.


22nd AM (8:30-1) – For up to 3 technologies:

Intro to techniques with example use (10 minute presentation)

Exercise to through a simple example (50min practical)

29th PM (1.30-5.00) – Syllabus Workshop Session

An opportunity to discuss ways to successfully integrate the technologies discussed into classes with the lecturers covering topic such as:

  • fitting technologies to class objectives

  • understanding learning outcomes

  • what constitutes an appropriate digital project

  • preparing core material and exercises for students

  • timescales

  • assessment

  • matching technologies with research objectives (grad classes)

  • data management, QA & synthesis for recurrent / large projects (grad classes)

We intend to teach technologies from the following pool of expertise based on demand from attendees (survey to be conducted soon):

  • Omeka / Neatline

  • Sketchup

  • Google Earth / GIS

  • Popcorn (media content integration)

  • Website basics / web publishing

  • Virtual Worlds

  • Photogrammetry (123D catch)

  • Laser scanning (object level)

  • Tableau (data visualisation)

Communicating Archaeology

April 19, 2012
The Wired! Lab, Bay 11, 2nd Floor, Smith Warehouse

VMS551 invites you to: Communicating Archaeology, bringing the sites, stories and science to the public Friday 19th April at 3:15pm in the Wired! Lab. There will be short student presentations, interactive digital projects, and refreshments.