A summary of the roundtable discussions undertaken at the beginning of the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference can now be found online on Exarc Journal’s website, or in their Exarc Journal Digest (2015/1).
A review of the conference by Katy Whitaker has been published in Exarc Journal. You can find this online on the Exarc website, or in the most recent Exarc Journal Digest sent to Exarc members (2015/1).
Thank you to everyone who has registered for the conference. Due to high demand in the last week registration is now closed, but some places have been reserved for those turning up on the day. We are very happy to welcome over 170 delegates from across Europe and beyond. With the conference almost upon us, … Continue reading
We are pleased to confirm that EXARC, a community for Experimental Archaeology, Open-Air Museums and associated disciplines from over thirty countries, is holding two Round Tables and one Think-Tank on Thursday 15th January, the day before the conference begins. 1. 13:00h – 15:00h Round Table with Universities on Experimental Archaeology Room K012 Newman Building including universities … Continue reading
In 2015 the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference was held in Dublin, Ireland. This event was co-hosted by UCD School of Archaeology, University College Dublin and the Irish National Heritage Park at Ferrycarraig, Co. Wexford from Friday 16th through to Sunday the 18th of January 2015. Oral papers, posters presentations and demonstrations took place from 16th-17th … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that online registration for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference is now open! If you’re interested in attending, the provisional programme is now available here. University College Dublin School of Archaeology, who are hosting the conference which runs from Friday 16th January 2015 to Sunday 18th January 2015 have an online … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that the details for the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference have been confirmed. Information will be published here as it becomes available, and on this year’s hosts UCD’s conference website. DETAILS In 2015 the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland for the first time. This event will … Continue reading
Along with the details of the conference, the organisers have compiled some information on getting to and around the area of the conference: Getting to University College Dublin (UCD) – Belfield Campus Help getting to UCD can be found here and you can also use UCD’s hit the road service providing routes from anywhere in … Continue reading
Along with the details of the conference, the organisers have compiled some information on accommodation available in the area of the conference: There are a range of Dublin city accommodation options in the vicinity of the University and also close to the city centre that you can explore here and a selection of budget hotels … Continue reading
Experimental archaeology, and the value of authentic learning experiences in Higher Education pedagogy Bill Schindler Washington College, Chestertown University classroom instruction has traditionally relied upon static teaching and learning strategies where students remain seated and are expected to “absorb” information. Students are then assessed through exams where they regurgitate information in a written format. Engaging, … Continue reading