Record Number : 91605 of 13452

Title : VRoma : a virtual community for teaching and learning classics

Description :
VRoma is an online collection of resources for the teaching and learning of Latin and ancient Roman culture at secondary school and undergraduate level. It acts as a repository for online teaching material (holding an extensive collection of texts, commentaries, maps, images, teaching resources and more). Its central feature is a virtual classroom based on the city of Rome of c. AD150, where students and staff can log on and travel around the city and hold discussions with others visiting VRoma. Groups based in different institutions can arrange to visit VRoma at the same time and hold collaborative classes. Travel instructions and conversations can be in English or Latin. Using this element of VRoma introduces students to the monuments of ancient Rome, encourages them to use Latin, and to interact with peers. Background information to the VRoma project, help, and guidance on using the virtual city are all available on the website.

URL : http://www.vroma.org/

Uncontrolled Keywords : classical pedagogy; teaching classics; teaching Latin;

Language : eng;

Period : 2000 - present; 750 - 1 BCE; 1 BCE - 500 CE

Geographic Name : Mediterranean Region

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