Second Day Spr 2010

Second Day Spr 2010 - ANTH 101 Sections 1-9 Instructor: Dr....

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ANTH 101 Sections 1-9 Instructor: Dr. Wagner T.A.s: Kristen Wolf, Jess Bichler, Craig Spurrier Offices: Hamilton College, corner Pickens/Pendleton Required textbook: The Human Evolution Coloring Book, 2 nd edition Attendance is required
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Sending an email to professor or T.A.: If you leave the Subject line blank, it will be deleted without opening Be sure to put ANTH 101 or else Human Evolution in the Subject line You can always follow it with more information For example, ANTH 101 Carstens absence
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Blackboard web page for course FIRST ASSIGNMENT DUE Jan. 22 Post a homepage AND your email address on the ANTH 101 Blackboard web page Carefully follow the directions given in ASSIGNMENTS on the Blackboard page:
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Course is divided into three sections Grades are based on: 3 Tests (final is comprehensive) 10 Worksheets (#1 DUE Jan. 25, online) 4 Quizzes on the movies 65 pages xeroxed from text and colored NO EXTRA CREDIT Online practice quizzes will be available. Taking them will help you study for the tests. Read the assigned pages BEFORE class on the day indicated in the syllabus.
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You’ll meet once more this week, in your section Your Teaching Assistant (T.A.) will lead the section Sections meet in Hamilton College corner of Pickens and Pendleton Streets
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What is anthropology? The holistic and integrative scientific study of humans exploring human diversity in space and time Anthropology is holistic, comparative, interdisciplinary, and cross-cultural
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Anthropologists have a professional code of ethics with ethical obligations to: a. the people whom they study b. those who fund the research c. the profession of anthropology d. students e. the animals or objects with which they work
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Linguistic Study of human verbal and nonverbal communication Archaeology Study of human behavior and societies through material remains Biological Study of the human as a biological species, past and present, including other close relatives Cultural Study of human societies and cultural behavior The four subfields in anthropology
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This course examines human biological and cultural evolution We begin with background material: * How recover artifacts and fossils * How date objects * Basic genetics * Introduction to primates and their behavior Second part of course covers fossil evidence for human evolution Third part of course covers modern humans and their spread across the world
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What makes us HUMAN???
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BIOLOGICAL N=29 groups
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COGNITIVE N=29 groups
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OTHER N=29 groups
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For much of human history, we looked to CREATION MYTHS: stories that account for a society’s origin,
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Simmons during the Spring '06 term at South Carolina.

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Second Day Spr 2010 - ANTH 101 Sections 1-9 Instructor: Dr....

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