GIS as an educational tool: Mapping cultural sites in greek space-time

L. Galani, K. Theodorakopoulou, A. Skentos, G. Kritikos, K. Pavlopoulos
2017 Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece  
This paper deals with the cartographical presentation of cultural succession in Greek space-time associated with core concepts of geographic and historical education. The pedagogic value of this study is to develop five distinct skills: sense of time-scale, historical and geographic comprehension, spatial analysis and interpretation, ability to perform geo-historical research, and procedure of geohistorical decision-making. The methodology is based on the calibration of a set of criteria for
more » ... of criteria for each cultural site that covers the topics of economy, geomorphology, society, religion, art and science. Further analysis of these data forms a geodatabase. In addition, palaeogeographic and historical maps of the cultural sites derived by the geodatabase provide information about temporal and spatial changes. As result, students will be able to develop a multidimensional and interdisciplinary approach, in order to reconstruct the evolution of the site
doi:10.12681/bgsg.11428 fatcat:wgio7qkp6rhibfashd5qahca7u