That is the name that the student's gave it and it's short for
Digital Zoology and something I've been working on for almost eight
years now. At this point in time it's essentially a digital multimedia
guide to just about all of the specimens that you would find in zoology
labs. They might be labs in a general zoology course, invertebrate or
vertebrate courses - even high school courses that matter. Here's a few
articles about it.
Faced with the absence of teaching materials that we were
able to use with new technologies we started to generate them instead.
And BIODIDAC was born. The catalogue has grown to close to 4,000 objects
including line-art, photos and videos, all copyright and royalty free
for educational use.
development: Having used computers and new technologies for
close to 10 years now I've seen some of the best, and yes, some of the
worst of what people do with this powerful new way to deliver courses to
our students. Here are some thoughts and tips.