Institution Where Taught
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Web Address (URL)
The aim of the course is to build an understanding of archaeology as a discipline that involves and affects the public. Among the areas to be covered are the implementation of federal, state, and other statutes, and the presentation of archaeological knowledge through museums and public media.
Course description available on the UNC course catalog for the Department of Anthropology. Please contact department for additional information.
Additional tags: public archaeology
RPA Codes & Standards
- Adequate Preparation for Research Projects
- Appropriate Dissemination of Research
- Archaeologist's Responsibility to Colleagues, Employees, and Students
- Archaeologist's Responsibility to the Public
- Integrity of Research Methodology
- Procedures for Field Survey or Excavation
- Principle 4: Responsibility for the availability of archaeological results within reasonable dispatch
Keywords & Terms
- Adequate and Responsible Reporting, Publication, and Dissemination
- Consultation/Partnership with Affected Groups
- Impact on Communities - Local, Descendant, etc.
- Integrity of Research Methodology and Field Procedures
- Local, State, Federal, and Tribal Laws
- Museum, Collection, Curation and Display Standards
- Public Interest, Collaboration, Education, and Outreach
- Respect for and Responsibility to Affected Groups
- Standards of Data Collection, Recordation, Analysis