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A standardized digital database for input of archaeological
excavation data . It will offer mechanisms for versatile
sub-set searches. It can be used by instructors and learners as
well as by professional archaeologists , researchers and museum outreach
Combine existing archaeological
print “databases” and on-going excavation
recording to form an integrated comprehensive Multimedia
Digital Database . Develop a standardized digital database for input
of archaeological excavation data, provide for versatile sub-set searches.
Encourage the development and upgrading of archaeological
This module and the Social Modeller aim to to
augment learners' scientific thought, which is a type of “ situated
cognition ”. The “situations” of
what is called “situated cognition” are the contexts in which scientists do
their work. These situations describe how scientists discover knowledge and
reach to conclusions.
We aim to reproduce a virtual reality ODL
situated cognition !
Our users will be shepherded
through the scientific process by their instructor or their peers (in
case of collaborative work)!