Research Design and Report Writing

The archaeological research design and report are important to any project.  It is necessary for each individual to be able to plan a project through a research design and to organize the results through the final report.

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Class Outline

  1. An introduction to the aims of the archaeologist
    1. Importance of planning a project
    2. Importance of producing a final report
  2. Project planning, a research design
    1. Defining a research design
    2. Problematical portion of the research design
    3. Practical portion of the research design; how the project is organized
  3. Brief discussion of cultural material analysis
  4. The importance and purpose of an archaeological report
    1. Report content