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Skills for Anthropology and Conservation - SE308
Certificate level module usually taken in the first stage of a degree
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The information below applies to the 2013-14 session
Literary skills - different types of academic writing, and when and how to use them.
Reading skills - how to read an academic paper, how to precis an argument, how to make notes on a book chapter.
Bibliographical skills - how to construct a bibliography and the use of the library, online databases and full-text journals.
Correct referencing and the use of Endnote/Refworks.
Data collection and handling - the use of spreadsheets for simple statistics and graphs.
Planning projects and fieldwork.
The use of appropriate specialist software.
Photography and video skills.
Method of assessment
- Ashman & Creme, "How to Write Essays", Blackwell, 2005
- Ashman & Creme, "Reading for Study", Blackwell, 1990
- Ashman & Creme, "Taking Notes from Lectures", Blackwell, 2005
- Fisher & Harrison, "Citing References", Blackwell, 2005
- Acquisition of skills necessary for successful completetion of the School's BA and BSc programmes.