Announcing: New look and features for Teaching eHRAF

If you haven’t yet browsed our open access collection of over 40 teaching exercises, now is a perfect time. Teaching eHRAF is a ready-made classroom companion offering sample syllabi for the eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology databases across a wide range of topics. Some exercises have been contributed by our member faculty while others have been produced in-house by HRAF anthropology and archaeology experts.

It’s easier than ever to search and browse the exercises in our collection, including added filters to sort through exercises by key features. Check out the Interactive View for a full browse and search experience, or jump to the handy Table View to sort all the exercises in a quick reference table.

Interactive View for browsing and searching

Table View for sorting

When viewing each exercise, expand the information panel at the top of the page to get all the information you need to know at a glance. These quick summaries can help you to see if the exercise is right for your classroom.

Exercise overviews for each lesson plan

More information about Teaching eHRAF, including some definitions of the terms used to describe the syllabi contents and a list of contributing authors, can be found here. Interested in submitting your own teaching materials to our ever-growing repository? Let us know at hraf@yale.edu and your eHRAF teaching exercise could be featured here.

If you’re looking for ideas on how to incorporate eHRAF into your archaeology and anthropology classrooms or coursework, Teaching eHRAF is a great place to start. Get there on our Products page or by clicking the green button in the sidebar.