Internet Use for Archaeological Education
Although there is some variety between archaeologists’ definitions of Archaeology, most of them agree it is a science that studies material vestiges and that it aims to understand the humanity (see “Archaeology: Definition”). However, archaeology is still completely unknown among a great part of general public. On the other side, some of the people who have ever heard about archeology at least once in their lives still relate it to dinosaurs or some fictional media that, even with no intention, distorts the public understanding related to real life archaeology. Journalistic media still confuses archaeology with paleontology and/or relate it to amateurs and sensationalistic studies of the past. Because of that, some archaeologists are always concerned about providing archaeological learning to the general public (see “‘Public’ and Archaeology”).
Actually, one of the scientific research goals is to transmit knowledge about produced data to other research studies and to the...
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