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Enhancing Web support for resource-based learning

Enhancing Web support for resource-based learning
Enhancing Web support for resource-based learning
Successful resource-based learning using hypermedia systems needs a combination of guided tutorials, questions and answers, and simulations, with resource material such as research papers, bibliographic databases and document archives. It is much more than browsing: learners must be both readers and authors in order to carry out constructional activities and to integrate their own work with the corpus of materials. While the Web can support many aspects of resource-based learning, the embedded link approach makes it difficult to reuse a resource, and there is a fundamental distinction between authors and readers. In this paper we describe ways in which we have experimented with external link databases in the Web, in support of the resource-based development and delivery of learning materials. Our extensions to the Web enable information reuse and republication for different purposes and in different contexts, and they facilitate authoring - i.e. the necessary basis for resource-based learning. This approach is based on our extensive experience with the Microcosm model.
DeRoure, David C.
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Carr, Les A.
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Hall, Wendy
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Hill, Gary J.
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DeRoure, David C.
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Carr, Les A.
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Hall, Wendy
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Hill, Gary J.
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DeRoure, David C., Carr, Les A., Hall, Wendy and Hill, Gary J. (1995) Enhancing Web support for resource-based learning At Teaching & Training Workshop, Third International World Wide Web Conference in Darmstadt, Germany..

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Successful resource-based learning using hypermedia systems needs a combination of guided tutorials, questions and answers, and simulations, with resource material such as research papers, bibliographic databases and document archives. It is much more than browsing: learners must be both readers and authors in order to carry out constructional activities and to integrate their own work with the corpus of materials. While the Web can support many aspects of resource-based learning, the embedded link approach makes it difficult to reuse a resource, and there is a fundamental distinction between authors and readers. In this paper we describe ways in which we have experimented with external link databases in the Web, in support of the resource-based development and delivery of learning materials. Our extensions to the Web enable information reuse and republication for different purposes and in different contexts, and they facilitate authoring - i.e. the necessary basis for resource-based learning. This approach is based on our extensive experience with the Microcosm model.

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Published date: 1995
Venue - Dates: Teaching & Training Workshop, Third International World Wide Web Conference in Darmstadt, Germany., 1995-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 250869
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/250869
PURE UUID: 7e3e1b4e-38d4-4d3f-af6b-8c30a60da07b
ORCID for David C. DeRoure: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9074-3016
ORCID for Les A. Carr: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-9680
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4327-7811

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Date deposited: 16 Sep 1999
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:14

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Author: David C. DeRoure ORCID iD
Author: Les A. Carr ORCID iD
Author: Wendy Hall ORCID iD
Author: Gary J. Hill

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