Public Programs in Archaeology
Session abstract, Participant Abstracts)
Sponsored by the SHA Public Education and Information Committee,
this conference session (organized by Jim Gibb) explored the goals
of public programming, considered some of the criteria by which
these programs might be evaluated, and commented on the wisdom
of establishing guidelines and standards for public interpretation.
on SHA at NCSS
Exhibit Booth #853
out of 1053
An evaluative study reporting on what was learned during outreach
activities at the National Council for the Social Studies conference
in Baltimore, MD in 2004, including some steps to help archaeology
outreach to schools better succeed.
From the 2003 SHA Public Session’s
PEIC K-12 Social Studies Education Event: What can be taken
forward from this Public Archaeology experience?
This study evaluates a public archaeology event held during the
2003 Conference on Underwater and Historical Archaeology.
Awards By And For The Public Recognizing Archaeology Outreach
A number of awards are given by archaeological societies honoring the work of those involved in archaeology education, avocational archaeology, resource protection, and media coverage. Awards for archaeology-based projects are also bestowed by non-archaeological entities. Learn about the objectives of these awards, the criteria used in selecting recipients, and about the outstanding achievements by archaeologists and members of the public in sharing archaeological information with the public.
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