REGISTER-CERTIFIED CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES

Below, you will find upcoming courses for continuing your professional education that have been certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists. Read more about the CPE Certification Program here.

 


 

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March 2019

Grant and Research Proposal Writing for Archaeologists

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: As a professor at Boston University, John M. Marston has designed and taught a formal course for advanced doctoral students titled “Proposal Writing for Social Science Research,” in which students write from scratch actual research proposals for their doctoral research (e.g., NSF Dissertation Improvement Grants).…

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April 2019

Public Speaking for Archaeologists: How to Tell a Story, Not Give a History Lesson

April 1 @ 12:00 am
Online

Instructor: Dr. Joseph Schuldenrein Geoarchaeology examines the relationships between changing landscapes and the archaeological sites associated with them. This introductory course examines the science behind ancient soils and landforms on the one hand, and human activity, settlement geography, and site preservation on the other. This sub-discipline…

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May 2019

Public Speaking for Archaeologists: How to Tell a Story, Not Give a History Lesson

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Matthew Piscitelli Heritage managers increasingly rely on dedicated volunteers and concerned stakeholders to serve as citizen scientists in the field, assisting with non-disturbance monitoring and recording of sites threatened by looting, erosion, development, sea level rise, and climate change. FPAN has had success in creating…

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Geoarchaeology: Foundations, Research, and Practical Applications For Heritage Management

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Joseph Schuldenrein This course on geoarchaeology from Joseph Schuldenrein examines the relationships between changing landscapes and the archaeological sites associated with them. It focuses on ways to use geoarchaeological principles to develop efficient project strategies.

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June 2019

Persuasive Writing for the Public

June 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Nicola Jones This seminar will enhance archaeologists’ abilities to meet our responsibility to the public, particularly in recognizing “a commitment to represent Archaeology and its research results to the public in a responsible manner.” In learning to craft persuasive essays, participants will be better…

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July 2019

Biface Technologies Workshop

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 12 @ 5:00 pm
3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97230.

Instructors: John L. Fagan, Terry L. Ozbun, Marci Monaco This two-day workshop emphasizes hands-on production and analysis of percussion and pressure biface reduction technologies. Additionally, stages of reduction, as well as the tools used in the production of bifaces, will be studied. The workshop will…

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August 2019

Ground Stone Technologies Workshop

August 22 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 5:00 pm
3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97230.

Instructor: John L. Fagan, Terry L. Ozbun, Kelley Prince Martinez This two-day workshop emphasizes hands-on production and analysis of a series of ground stone reduction technologies. Ground stone technologies covered in the workshop include mortar and pestle, mano and metate, net weights, slate points, and…

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September 2019

Core Reduction Technologies Workshop

September 19 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97230.

Instructor: John L. Fagan, Terry L. Ozbun, Meghan Johnson This two-day workshop emphasizes hands-on production and analysis for a series of core reduction technologies. Participants will develop skills in recognizing five specific core reduction technologies: unidirectional, multi-directional, bipolar, blade, and biface. Each core reduction technology…

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International Heritage Management

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Gerry Wait International Cultural Heritage Management (ICHM), like heritage management in any context, can seem romantic and simultaneously like a great deal of work. Above all, it can be immensely rewarding. This two-hour course will provide participants with an introduction to the ways in…

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October 2019

XRF in Archaeology: Overview of Fundamental Concepts and Case-studies

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Lucas R. M. Johnson This seminar enhances archaeologists’ ability to meet the RPA code of conduct by explaining a nondestructive analytical technique used to conserve cultural materials and/or answer anthropological questions while aiming to show students and other interested parties the use and limitations…

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