“Interactive 3D Skull Module”
Interactive 3D Skull Module
Mar 4, 2010
Technical Allied Health
- This 3D interactive teaching module will explore each of the 23 bones in the human head using Quicktime 3. The Cranium, also called the ""Skull,"" describes the skeleton that comprises all of the bones of the head, face and lower jaw.
- Type of Material:
- Interactive tutorial with animation and full text explanations of each skull bone and its parts.
- Recommended Uses:
- Useful as an adjunct to classroom presentations. A nice format for reviewing and uses as a study tool. General Courses of Anatomy, Physiology, Biology or Nursing Fundamentals courses.
- Technical Requirements:
- Quicktime 3
- Identify Major Learning Goals:
- Identify the bones of the skull and their related components.
- Target Student Population:
- Entry level college students/nursing and dental hygenist students.
- Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
- Users must have a working knowledge of anatomical terminology and familiarity with the skull bones. Requires basic computer skills to navigate through the material.
- Color coding of bones simplify their identification. Video is great, provides for a complete anatomy lesson of the skull as if the learner was holding it in their hands. The material is highly interactive and easy to understand.
- Learner must have prior knowledge of the skull bones as well as anatomical terminology.
- Makes learning the skull bones and their component parts fun. Engages the learner and commands attention to detail.
- Due to the extraordinary detail and descriptions, would be too much for the high school level student as a self study. Best used with guidance of the instructor for this level.
- Colors and interactive mode of the 3D are very engaging. Easy to move from screen to screen and back. Instructions are clear and easy to follow.
- Other Issues and Comments:
- A very nice and detailed tutorial. Engaging, easy to use, and informative. The glossary is a great for looking up unfamiliar terms.
- Creative Commons: