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Human Sciences

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Course ID: 3101-DONOC
Erasmus code / ISCED: 08.4 Kod klasyfikacyjny przedmiotu składa się z trzech do pięciu cyfr, przy czym trzy pierwsze oznaczają klasyfikację dziedziny wg. Listy kodów dziedzin obowiązującej w programie Socrates/Erasmus, czwarta (dotąd na ogół 0) – ewentualne uszczegółowienie informacji o dyscyplinie, piąta – stopień zaawansowania przedmiotu ustalony na podstawie roku studiów, dla którego przedmiot jest przeznaczony. / (0222) History and archaeology The ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education) code has been designed by UNESCO.
Course title: Human Sciences
Name in Polish: Nauki o człowieku
Organizational unit: Institute of Archaeology
Course groups: (in Polish) Obowiązkowe przedmioty dla I roku
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): (not available) Basic information on ECTS credits allocation principles:
  • the annual hourly workload of the student’s work required to achieve the expected learning outcomes for a given stage is 1500-1800h, corresponding to 60 ECTS;
  • the student’s weekly hourly workload is 45 h;
  • 1 ECTS point corresponds to 25-30 hours of student work needed to achieve the assumed learning outcomes;
  • weekly student workload necessary to achieve the assumed learning outcomes allows to obtain 1.5 ECTS;
  • work required to pass the course, which has been assigned 3 ECTS, constitutes 10% of the semester student load.

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Language: Polish
Type of course:

obligatory courses

Short description:

General introduction to anthropology, with focus on archaeology of human remains. The lectures are devoted to exploration techniques of human remains, basic diagnostics with use of teeth and bones, general methods of bioarchaeology, paleodemography, human phylogenesis and short introduction to cultural anthropology

Full description:

General introduction to anthropology, with focus on archaeology of human remains. The lectures are devoted to exploration techniques of human remains, basic diagnostics with use of teeth and bones, general methods of bioarchaeology, paleodemography, human phylogenesis and short introduction to cultural anthropology

Bibliography:

Brothwell D.R., Digging up bones, New York 1982

Lewin R., Wprowadzenie do ewolucji człowieka, Warszawa 2002

Malinowski A., Bożiłow W., Podstawy antropometrii. Metody, techniki, normy, Warszawa & Łódź 1997

Piontek J., Biologia populacji pradziejowych. Zarys metodyczny, Poznań 1999

Learning outcomes:

The text below is an automatic translation; if you need any clarification, please write to me using USOS mail. The student has a basic understanding of the relationship of archeology with physical anthropology, understands the relationship between physical anthropology achievements and possibilities of their use in archeology, has ordered a general knowledge in methods and techniques of documentation of human remains znajdowanych during archaeological excavations, have basic knowledge about human development and its main strategies to adapt to different environmental conditions; understand ethical issues related to scientific integrity and the responsibility for the accuracy of decisions made during the study of human bone remains, in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which research is conducted.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

Assessment: exam.

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