Archaeology, Education, GIS, Uncategorized

QGIS 4 Archaeology Online Course

QGIS – the world’s leading open source geographic information systems (GIS) software – has a lot to offer archaeologists and other cultural heritage workers (e.g., historians, architectural historians). QGIS is freely available online and runs on most operating systems. The following educational materials resulted from the disruption of my field school in summer 2020 due to COVID. Initially disappointed, I…

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3D, Archaeology, History

Cedar Key’s African American Burial Ground

The following is based on preliminary research regarding the presence of African American burials in Cedar Key, Florida. This research is motivated by my previous research on Rosewood, and my recent election as President of the Cedar Key Historical Society. The society manages the Cedar Key Historical Museum, and I’m excited to work with a great group of folks on…

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3D, Archaeology, Education

3D Hominin Lab

This lab provides a ‘hands-on’ opportunity to explore hominin evolution using 3D models. I’ve been using a version of this lab since the fall semester of 2017 at the University of Central Florida. The lab is divided into two parts. The first portion requires students to explore 3D models of hominin fossils created and uploaded to Sketchfab. The second portion…

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