Colorado State University
AP461 Section 1
Archaeological Report Preparation
Fall 2005


Instructor:   Larry Todd
Email:  
lctodd@lamar.colostate.edu

Homepage: http://www.humanpaleo.org/Todd
Office Hours:  Thursdays 1500-1700


The prerequisites to this class include completion of an archaeological field data collection program (AP460) and consent of the instructor.   A primary goal of the class is to help guide you through the process of converting your field data into a variety of forms of archaeological communication including research posters, oral presentations, manuscript preparation for submission for review, and grant proposal development.  The class is designed to give you a number a tools to help you through your graduate studies and help better prepare you for a career in archaeology.  You will be encouraged to present your research at both professional conferences as well as on-campus programs at Colorado State University such as the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium or the Front Range Student Ecology Symposium.

Class Schedule: A preliminary weekly summary of class activities.

Assignments: Check this link often for your weekly assignments

Texts: Texts for the class are available on line.

Professional Meetings: Information on abstract deadlines and presentations at several professional meetings.

Abstracts and Drafts:

Grading:  You will required to participate in four types of archaeological presentations: 1) poster presentation; 2) oral presentation; 3) grant proposal preparation, and; 4) manuscript preparation.  These will contribute to your class grade as follows:
                   

Poster                        30%
Oral Presentation      25%
Grant Proposal         15%
Manuscript               15%
Class discussion        15%


Links:

     Abstract Writing:
               http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/bizwrite/abstracts.html

                   http://www.rpi.edu/dept/llc/writecenter/web/abstracts.html
                   http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/classes/bio190/abstract.html
                   http://urc.ucdavis.edu/urc_writing.html
                   http://www.unlv.edu/Colleges/Liberal_Arts/English/Writing_Center/Abstract%20Prospectus.htm
                   http://www.bio.davidson.edu/Courses/Bio111/Bio111LabMan/Preface%20B%7F.html

     Poster Presentations:
                http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/speaking/poster/index.cfm
                http://www.the-aps.org/careers/careers1/GradProf/gposter.htm
                http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/bio/posters.html
                http://www.ncsu.edu/project/posters/

                    http://www.aspb.org/education/poster.cfm
                    http://www.denison.edu/biology/faculty/posterguidelines.html

     Oral Presentations:
               http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/effective.html
               http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~mezza/nur390/Mod5/poster/lesson.html
               http://www.onr.navy.mil/about/speaking_tips/preparation.asp

 


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