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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September 2018

Newer Developments in Technologies for the Measurement of Form and Space in Archaeology: Part I

September 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Fred Limp More than 60 years ago, Gordon Willey famously stated that the objectives of archaeology are “approached by the study and manipulation of three basic factors: form, space and time.” Since then, we have seen the huge impact that improved technologies for the…

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October 2018

Photogrammetry for Archaeology

October 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Brian Crane Photogrammetry is a powerful tool for quickly recording large and complex archaeological features as well as artifacts with a very high degree of accuracy. This course will provide participants with an introduction to the use of structure-from-motion technology in archaeology including software,…

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November 2018

Integrating Drones into Archaeological Fieldwork

November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Michael T. Searcy, PhD, RPA This course is designed to provide basic information on the use of drones in archaeological mapping and other field contexts. Instructors will explore some of the variables that have to be considered in the planning, pre-flight, flight, and post-processing stages…

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December 2018

Newer Developments in Technologies for the Measurement of Form and Space in Archaeology: Part II

December 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Fred Limp More than 60 years ago, Gordon Willey famously stated that the objectives of archaeology are “approached by the study and manipulation of three basic factors: form, space and time.” Since then, we have seen the huge impact that improved technologies for the…

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Forensic Archaeology: Theory and Practice

December 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Kimberlee Sue Moran, MSc, RPA This two-hour seminar will introduce participants to the intersection of archaeological and forensic methods and techniques.  Through this course, participants will learn the ways that archaeology can provide standards of best practice for crime scene investigation. Participants will become familiar…

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January 2019

Metals Managed: Using X-radiography to Identify, Document, and Sample Corroded Iron

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Instructors: Sara Rivers-Cofield; Kerry S. González   Description: Archaeologists are in need of better strategies for managing assemblages of corroded metal artifacts, especially nails. There is an affordable middle ground between storing artifacts that will never be properly identified or conserved, and discarding without proper documentation and…

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February 2019

How to Prepare for a Job in CRM

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Instructors: Both instructors are employed as full time permanent CRM archaeologists, with different backgrounds, years of experience, and regional specializations. Sarah Herr has 20+ years of CRM experience in the US Southwest and has a Ph.D. level education. LK Schnitzer has 5+ years of CRM…

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Addressing Orphaned Collections: A Practical Approach

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Instructor: Danielle Benden is owner of Driftless Pathways, LLC, a small museum consulting company near Madison, Wisconsin.  She provides guidance on collections planning and rehabilitation projects including the design/redesign of curation facilities, develops interpretive exhibits, and offers professional development training for small museums and historical…

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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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