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Course description
  ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANCIENT SOCIETIES

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2018-19

The course addresses the fundamental concepts and categories related to the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern cultures, and introduces students to the sources of archaeological information from these societies. It provides basic training in the knowledge and use of tools for the professional management of the archaeological record, research and the development of a historical narrative.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Critical reasoning.
  • CG2 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG4 : Motivation for quality.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Identify, analyse and explain History from a local, national, European and universal context, understood as a complex and dynamic process.
  • CE10 : Capacity to manage resources, computer techniques and Internet to update knowledge using the new information dissemination techniques.
  • CE4 : Master the use of the most significant concepts, categories, theories and themes of the different branches of historical research (economic, social, political, cultural, gender, etc.), as well as appreciating the importance that the different economic, political, social and cultural contexts have for research.
  • CE7 : Read, analyse and interpret archaeological records.
  • CE8 : Capacity to communicate and argue orally and in writing in any of the official languages of the Region of Valencia, using the habitual terminology and techniques of historiography as a profession.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2018-19


. Understanding the processes of change and transformation that occurred in Antiquity through the archaeological record of different cultures.

. Identifying the main chronological indicators provided by the material culture of ancient societies.

. Analysing the contribution from archaeological records to the different historical issues raised for Mediterranean and near Eastern ancient societies.

 

 

General

Code: 32028
Lecturer responsible:
SALA SELLES, FELICIANA
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: PREHISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY, ANCIENT HISTORY, GREEK AND LATIN STUDIES
    Area: ARCHAEOLOGY
    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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