eHRAF for Teaching

In eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology, students can learn about differences and similarities of cultures, ethnic groups, indigenous people and prehistoric traditions from around the world.

Teaching eHRAF contains over 60 online student exercises for general anthropology, archaeology, medical anthropology, and research methods.

Browse our eHRAF Workbook activities for eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology. Designed to complement any textbook or anthropology curriculum, eHRAF Workbook activities are presented as PowerPoint slideshows that instructors can modify, share, and upload to Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, or a similar learning management system.

Teaching online or hybrid classes? Visit our Teaching Online hub for materials and resources.

Additional Resources

Edited and compiled by Carol R. Ember, Explaining Human Culture is a searchable database summarizing cross-cultural research findings from over 1000 studies. This unique service provides an interactive way for researchers to explore what previous cross-cultural research has uncovered about cultural universals and differences. In addition to searching past anthropological findings, we have also provided a series of topical summary modules authored by cross-cultural experts which offer a deeper look into selected cross-cultural topics of interest.

Introducing Cross-Cultural Research, our cross-cultural course, makes an ideal companion to all of our products. In conjunction with our Basic Guide to Cross-Cultural Research, it offers colorful and engaging PDFs covering all aspects of cross-cultural research, from design to statistical analysis.


An eHRAF webinar is a free interactive learning tool for individuals and groups to familiarize themselves with the eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology databases. Learn more here.

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