New challenges for eLearning : supporting learning content through semantic web technology

Hazalina Hashim, (2009) New challenges for eLearning : supporting learning content through semantic web technology. In: Cambridge Conference on Open and Distance Learning : Supporting learning in the digital age: rethinking inclusion, pedagogy and quality, 22-25 September 2009, The Von Hügel Institute, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge.

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Nowadays, the web has become an important learning platform. Its accessibility has made it a successful environment particularly for eLearning education. However, the emerging technology of the Semantic Web sets out challenges that need to be explored in bringing the eLearning platform to the next level. This paper discusses the potential of semantic technology for supporting learning content in the eLearning environment. A conceptual model is referred to present the idea of learning content development through semantic web technology in the educational context. Furthermore, the ontological development model describes the process involved in building concepts and ontologies from learning content. Lastly, this paper also explains the impacts of semantic technology that contribute to the changes of a longer-term aim of eLearning education. (Author's abstract)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Semantic web ; E-learning
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Divisions: Faculty of Information Technology and Multimedia Communication
Depositing User: Shahril Effendi Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2010 06:35
Last Modified: 21 May 2013 07:35

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