Colorado State University
Archaeological Report Preparation
Class Schedule as of: Monday, 24 April 2006
Week 1, Aug 25. Abstracts
This week we will work on preparation of abstracts. Before class on Thursday select a group of 3 abstracts from the 2003 Plains conference that you think are especially good and 3 that you think are not so good. Be prepared to critique these abstracts and suggest editorial changes as a warm-up for working on your own. Please bring a hard copies of the first draft of your abstract to class so we can begin a process of 'peer review'
Week 2, Sept 1. Defining key points -- refining your topic
Week 3, Sept 8. Building your paper's framework
Week 4, Sept 16:. Using Graphics
Week 5, Spet 15: Supporting your Arguments
Week 6, Sept 22: No Class (GRSLE presentations in Meeteetse)
Week 7: Sept 29: Using PowerPoint 1 (posters)
Week 8: Oct 6: Style Guides and Format issues
Week 9, Oct 13: In class Poster Presentation (Draft copies of your presentation due).
Week 10, Oct 20: No Class GSA and Plains Conference (Oct 19-22).
Week 11, Oct 27:Paper Critique
Week 12, Nov 3: Grant Proposal Overview
Week 13, Nov 10: Budgets and Logistics (Draft paper Manuscript due)
Week 14, Nov 17: Manuscript Revisions
Week 15, Dec 1: Using PowerPoint 2 (slide shows)
Week 16, Dec 8: In Class oral presentations (15 minute limit)
Final Paper (Manuscript in American
Antiquity Format) Due
Monday December 12, by 1700
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