The iPad is an ideal tool for field archaeology.

This blog sets out to bring together experiences of archaeologists using iPads.

Monday, June 10, 2013

The Acropolis becomes digitally accessible

The Acropolis Educational Resources Repository includes educational resources produced by the Information and Education Department of the Acropolis Restoration Service. Teachers, students and families can search the open access repository and enrich their teaching with valuable material related to the archaeological site and the Acropolis Museum, namely printable documents, brochures, photos, films, publications, digital games etc.

The Acropolis becomes digitally accessible

The user can choose a category (Educator, Visitor, Family, Student) and navigate through the repository’s content. This way students can easily find reference materials, teachers have free access to rich material and sources of inspiration to plan their lesson, and parents and visitors can get informed to prepare themselves for a visit to the archaeological site and the Museum of Acropolis.

Offering navigation options that vary according to the role of the user, the subject (Architecture, Sculpture, Goddess Athena, Daily Life, Restoration) or the monument (Parthenon, Erechtheion, Propylaia), the material can be easily located.

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