DELIVERY OF AHIS 1150
This unit is taught in lectorial mode, where the lecture and the exercises (conventional tutorial) are integrated in the 3-hour block (on Wednesdays) with an additional 1-hour tutorial (on Fridays) for additional exercises and practice.
TIME and PLACE: for details see Timetables 2020: https://timetables.mq.edu.au/2020/Reports/List.aspx The classes begin on Wednesday February 26, 2020. It is important that students arrive on time to have the full benefit of the class.
The classes are recorded and made available through ECHO360.on iLearn, as are the relevant study materials: https://ilearn.mq.edu.au/ . Students are required to work with iLearn regularly. For the students enrolled in external mode, the materials will be made accessIble as soon as possible after the campus class on Wednesdays. External students are required to work through the Echo-recordings and the accompanying exercises and practice material as directed.
TECHNOLOGY USED AND REQUIRED
Both campus students and external students use the same iLearn site. Login is via: https://ilearn.mq.edu.au/ Is my unit in iLearn?: http://help.ilearn.mq.edu.au/unitsonline/ to check when your online unit will become available.
Students are required to have regular access to a computer and the internet. Mobile devices alone are not sufficient.
For students attending classes on campus we strongly encourage that you bring along your own laptop computer, ready to work with activities in your unit. The preferred operating system is Windows 10. Students are required to access the online unit in iLearn by the end of Week 1 and follow any relevant instructions and links for downloads that may be required.
Please contact your course convenor before the end of Week 1 if you do not have a suitable laptop (or tablet) for in-class use.
In this unit we will be working with
- Boyo G. Ockinga, A Concise Grammar of Middle Egyptian, 3rd edition, (Mainz am Rhein, 2012).
The various sections of this book contain all the materials you will need to successfully study Hieroglyphic Egyptian in AHIS1150 (Grammar, Vocabulary, Exercises, Reading Exercises, Sign List, Indices). It is also the essential reference work for the other language units taught: AHIS2150 and AHIS3150 (Hieroglyphic Egyptian B and C), and beyond.
This textbook will be available for purchase in class in Week 1, or through the Australian Centre for Egyptology, 28 Wallys Walk (X5B), Level 3, Museum of Ancient Cultures, +61 (0)2 9850 8848 or firstname.lastname@example.org .