The British Museum: Ancient India is a beautiful and informative site about the history, geography, and religion of ancient India. The Web site is split into discrete categories, each with an overview, story, challenge, and an opportunity to explore a site or object.
Type of Material:
assignment, online course, reference material
homework, research paper.
Micromedia Flash 6.0 or above
Identify Major Learning Goals:
Designing activities or modules that can be explored with varying degrees of independence and depth within about fifteen minutes. Providing suitable materials, (i.e.: technical and content support as well as suggested activities) for teachers to help in planning classroom lessons involving the website. Supplying teachers with a range of activities that are geared towards pupils with different learning styles and abilities.
Target Student Population:
High School, AP, Undergraduate University
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Very nice presentation
Although there is a chronology in the teacher’s area, there is none for the student researcher.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Easy to understand a hidden period of history.
Organization of the site may be better in other than alphabetical order.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Suggest a better explanation on how to use the components of the module.
Organize the material as a natural flow - not alphabetical.
Other Issues and Comments:
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