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Professional Development Workshop
Investigating Rock Art
October 5 & 6, 2018
Smith’s Marketplace – Saratoga Springs
This course will introduce participants to the Project Archaeology: Investigating Rock Art curriculum guide, designed to improve social studies, science, and language arts skills through the investigation of an authentic archaeological site. Teachers will experience the curriculum as a learner and see how best to implement concepts in their classroom. After going on a field trip to rock art sites around Lake Mountain and interviewing a Native American representative, workshop participants will develop a curriculum directly relevant to their local history.
- Participate as a learner in Project Archaeology: Investigating Rock Art Instruction
- Explore scientific inquiry as a part of archaeology
- Discover the past through evidence from a rock art site.
- Transform perceptions of cultures past and present by studying archaeological sites.
- Develop a new lesson specific for investigating rock art in the Lake Mountain area
Expected Learning Outcomes:
- Ethical Reasoning: Students describe and analyze positions on ethical issues, apply reasoning about right and wrong human conduct, demonstrate ethical decision-making skills, and demonstrate an evolving ethical self-identity.
- Critical Thinking: Students demonstrate disciplined processes of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action.
- Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World: Students demonstrate knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world through study in the fine arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, life and physical sciences.
- $100 stipend, lunch, field trip, curriculum, and 1 college credit
Sam Kirkley, Utah Project Archaeology
Shawn Lambert, Utah Division of State History
Virgil Johnson, Chairman of the Goshute Tribe
Randy Griffin, Smith Family Archaeological Preserve
Books: Project Archaeology: Investigating Rock Art curriculum guide (provided)
- Social Studies That Sticks by Laurel Schmidt
- “Call before you dig” by Sarah E. Miller. November 17, 2010. http://fpangoingpublic.blogspot.com/2010/11/teachers-call-before-you-dig.html
- “Archaeology and the Common Core: All Hands On Deck” by Jeanne M. Moe, Ed.D.
- Understanding by Design by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe
Grading Rubric: Each participant must be registered for this course on the SUU portal. One credit with a letter grade “A” will be earned by all participants that attend the two-day workshop and complete the final assignment.
TO REGISTER please contact: Samanthakirkley@suu.edu and sign up here
To qualify for credit, Southern Utah University requires that learners must complete 15 hours of contact time per credit hour in any given course.