E-Learning Methodologies and Computer Applications in Archaeology

E-Learning Methodologies and Computer Applications in Archaeology

Dionysios Politis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: April, 2008|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 490
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-759-1
ISBN13: 9781599047591|ISBN10: 1599047594|EISBN13: 9781599047614
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Tools of data comparison and analysis are critical in the field of archaeology, and the integration of technological advancements such as geographic information systems, intelligent systems, and virtual reality reconstructions with the teaching of archaeology is crucial to the effective utilization of resources in the field.

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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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Computer-aided training
  • Database Technology
  • Decision Making
  • E-Collaboration
  • E-Learning
  • Excavations in electronic forums
  • Expert Systems
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Information Communication Technologies
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Learning applications
  • Learning Communities
  • Machine translation systems
  • Methodologies
  • Multimedia-based educational products
  • Virtual museums, simulations, and recreations
  • Virtual Reality
Reviews and Testimonials

In this book the benefits that e-learning offers over traditional methods of education are concisely presented, and its imperative for archaeology is rationalized.

– Dionysios Politis, Aristotle University, Greece

This title presents instructional approaches for the archaeological e-learning based on network technologies.

– Book News Inc. (August 2008)
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Dionysios Politis is a lecturer of the Multimedia Lab, in the Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has earned his BS in Physics (1987), MSc in radio engineering and electronics (1990), and PhD in computer science (1998) from the same university. He is a holder of a graduate diploma in computing studies (1991) from RMIT University as a scholar of the Australian government.

He has been a collaborator of the Centre of International and European Economic Law (1992-2002) and has participated in various computer law projects, mainly focusing on the pre-accession route of South Eastern Europe countries to EU integration. His research interests focus on multimedia reconstructions and visualizations, mainly with an e-learning orientation. He has edited, published or presented more than 60 books, chapters in books, journals, magazines, newspapers, radio-television emissions and international conferences.

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