Archaeology's Dirty Little Secrets

Brown University

Coursera

4.27143 / 5, 5 reviews
Topic: Humanities
Intro: Admit it you wanted to be an archaeologist when you grew up... This course builds on that enthusiasm, while radically expanding your notions about just what archaeology is and just what archaeologists do.
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February 25, 2015
I loved this course!  It's the only course I've taken from Coursera where I looked forward to the other students' work because everyone was fully involved.  I felt as though I were actually in a classroom rather than alone at home.   
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April 24, 2014
As an introduction to archaeology, Professor Sue Alcock heads a well-organised and creative team, and has produced a top quality learning experience.  Because it is so much more than just watching lectures and answering a quiz. There are well thought ... more
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April 13, 2014
This has to be one of the best courses I've taken so far. Professor Alcock is both humorous at times and when appropriate, serious. The course material is interesting and the assignments are varied enough to be thoroughly interesting! It was a fascin ... more
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July 18, 2013
This was a fantastic course. Sue Alcock is a great lecturer, and staff are amazing.  We went "behind the scenes" on some exciting projects, we learned some new skills from so many experts and the resources (videos and readings) were great. I had a ba ... more
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July 17, 2013
Taught by Indiana Jone's equally dynamic if not more respectable sister, Prof. Alcock digs up a real treasure of a class.  She and her team of guest lecturers cover a lot of ground - both geographically and historically.  I especially liked how the c ... more
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