Presenting the Past

ISBN-10: 075910025X

ISBN-13: 9780759100251

Edition: 2003

Authors: Larry J. Zimmerman

List price: $30.95
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

Visit our website for sample chapters!
eBooks Starting from $31.00
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Robert's Rules of Order Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Aromatherapy Basics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Study Tactics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 3/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Series Editors' Foreword
Acknowledgments
Out of Site, Out of Mind?
Making Excuses
Plan of the Book
Recognizing Our Audiences
Ethics and Accountability
Educating Our Students
Public Accountability: What Do Different Audiences Want and Need?
Archaeological Style and the Real World
Jargon
Choosing the Right Medium
Who Is My Intended Audience?
What Are My Contractual or Other Obligations to These Audiences?
What Kind of Budget Do I Have to Prepare My Work?
Given These Factors, What Media Are Available to Me?
What Will It Cost to Distribute My Work to the Intended Audiences?
Conclusion
Developing Needed Skills and Tools
Basic Writing Skills
Beyond the Basics of Writing
Dealing with References
Conclusion
Computers and Presenting the Past
Basic Computer Skills You'll Need
Advanced Skills You'll Need
Computer Hardware
Software
Learning Curves
Conclusion
Visual Archaeology
The Cultural Life of Images
Photographs versus Drawings
Tools
Lone Ranger or Team Player?
Developing the Team
Outsourcing Work or Hiring In-House
Publish or Perish? Communicating with Colleagues
Abstracts
Conference Papers and Public Talks
Poster Papers? How to Decide and How to Deliver
Electronic Sessions
Organizing and Chairing a Session
Conclusion
From Presented to Printed
CRM Reports
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Books and Monographs
Publishing and Career Development
Bringing the Past to Life and Presenting It with Style
Hands-on Learning Promotes Understanding
Action Is Better Than Description
Games and Toys
Archaeological Fiction
Cartoons
Movies and Videos: Live Action versus Documentary
Public Archaeology
Events
Exhibits and Museums
Media Method or Media Madness?
With Friends Like the Media, Who Needs Enemies?
Attitudes
Learn Something about Media
Finding a Hook
Deciding When to Go Public
Getting Noticed
Other Advice and Cautions
Ethics, Contexts, and Professional Responsibility
Conclusion
The Future of Presenting the Past
Archaeology on the Web
CD-ROMs and DVDs
Storyboarding: A Crucial Concept for Websites and CDs/DVDs
Interactivity: Bringing the Past to Life
Conclusion
Some Archaeology Journals on the Web
References
Index
About the Author and Series Editors
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×