E-Learning Methodologies And Computer Applications In Archaeology

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E-Learning Methodologies and Computer Applications in Archaeology presents innovative instructional approaches for archaeological e-learning based on networked technologies, providing researchers, scholars, and professionals a comprehensive global perspective on the resources, development, application, and implications of information communication technology in multimedia-based educational products and services in archaeology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599047591
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 4/30/2008
  • Pages: 490
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. I E-Learning Technologies, Strategies, and Methodologies

Ch. I Educational Technologies and the Emergence of E-Learning 2.0 Panagiotis D. Siozos Siozos, Panagiotis D. George E. Palaigeorgiou Palaigeorgiou, George E. 1

Ch. II Basic Aspects of VLEs and Guidelines for Supporting Learning Communities and E-Collaboration Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos Tsiatsos, Thrasyvoulos Eleftheria Giannaka Giannaka, Eleftheria 18

Ch. III Open and Distance Learning Tools and Strategies Cristina Girona Girona, Cristina 34

Ch. IV Teaching and Learning in Virtual Environments Joan Campas Campas, Joan 48

Ch. V Evaluation Models for E-Learning: Experiences in Teaching Archaeology Cesar Carreras Carreras, Cesar 64

Sect. II Spatial-Computational Technologies and Virtual Reality Reconstructions in Archaeology

Ch. VI From Observation to Interpretation Cynthia Jaulneau Jaulneau, Cynthia 79

Ch. VII Databases for Multiple Archaeological Excavations and Internet Applications Athanasios Karamalis Karamalis, Athanasios 104

Ch. VIII Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Learning Applications in Archaeology Dimitrios Margounakis Margounakis, Dimitrios 128

Ch. IX Virtual Reconstructions in Archaeology Dimitrios Margounakis Margounakis, Dimitrios 146

Ch. X The Use of Virtual Museums, Simulations, and Recreations as Educational Tools Dionysios Politis Politis, Dionysios Ioannis Marras Marras, Ioannis 157

Ch. XI Social Modeler: The Use of Expert Systems in Archaeology Panagiotis Linardis Linardis, Panagiotis 199

Ch. XII Machine Translation Systems Athanasios Tryferidis Tryferidis, Athanasios Theofanis Korlos Korlos, Theofanis 211

Sect. III Electronic Publishing and Copyright Protection overArchaeological Computer Networks

Ch. XIII Legal Issues of Electronic Publishing in Virtual Environments Ioannis Iglezakis Iglezakis, Ioannis 221

Ch. XIV Drama-Merdzumekja: A Southeast Bulgarian Monument of the European Culture Heritage and Its Publication Rudolf Echt Echt, Rudolf 229

Ch. XV Posting Articles about Excavations in Electronic Forums Charilaos Thomos Thomos, Charilaos Alexandros Gouniotis Gouniotis, Alexandros Konstantinos Kechagias Kechagias, Konstantinos 254

Sect. IV Selected Readings

Ch. XVI Communication Barriers and Conflicts in Cross-Cultural E-Learning Rita Zaltsman Zaltsman, Rita 276

Ch. XVII Multimedia, Cognitive Load and Pedagogy Peter E. Doolittle Doolittle, Peter E. Andrea L. McNeill McNeill, Andrea L. Krista P. Terry Terry, Krista P. Stephanie B. Scheer Scheer, Stephanie B. 289

Ch. XVIII Knowledge Through Evolution Russell Beale Beale, Russell Andy Pryke Pryke, Andy 311

Ch. XIX Collaborative Geographic Information Systems: Origins, Boundaries, and Structures Shivanand Balram Balram, Shivanand Suzana Dragicevic Dragicevic, Suzana 325

Ch. XX Towards an Ontology for Information Systems Development: A Contextual Approach Mauri Leppanen Leppanen, Mauri 342

Ch. XXI Personalization Issues for Science Museum Web Sites and E-Learning Silvia Filippini-Fantoni Filippini-Fantoni, Silvia Jonathan P. Bowen Bowen, Jonathan P. Teresa Numerico Numerico, Teresa 371

Ch. XXII A Virtual Museum Where Students can Learn Nicoletta Di Blas Di Blas, Nicoletta Paolo Paolini Paolini, Paolo Caterina Poggi Poggi, Caterina 388

Ch. XXIII Enhancing Learning Through 3-D Virtual Environments Erik Champion Champion, Erik 407

Compilation of References 423

About the Contributors 459

Index 463

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