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Synote: enhancing multimedia e-learning with synchronised annotation

Li, Yunjia, Wald, Mike, Khoja, Shakeel, Wills, Gary, Millard, David, Kajaba, Jiri, Singh, Priyanaka and Gilbert, Lester (2009) Synote: enhancing multimedia e-learning with synchronised annotation At workshop; 2009-01-01. , pp. 9-18.

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This paper discusses the development of a collaborative hypertext application named Synote. Multimedia has become technically easier to create, but while the WHOLE of a media resource can be easily bookmarked, searched, linked to and tagged, it is still difficult to find or associate notes or other resources with a certain PART of a resource. Synote addresses the important and pervasive user need of making multimedia Web resources easier to access, search, manage and exploit for learners teachers and other users through developing an application that supports the creation of synchronised notes, bookmarks, tags, links, images and text captions. Synote has been developed based on requirements for such a Web based e-learning environment, identified by various studies. The performance, efficiency and effectiveness of Synote was evaluated by using it with students and teachers for a number of undergraduate courses and this has shown that they like using Synote and want more recordings and lectures in this format to be made available to them.

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Published date: 2009
Venue - Dates: workshop; 2009-01-01, 2009-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 268224
ISBN: 978-1-60558-757-8
PURE UUID: e7ef0622-a407-46a2-8836-473bb22f625e
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD
ORCID for David Millard: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 16 Nov 2009 10:16
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:56

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Author: Yunjia Li
Author: Mike Wald
Author: Shakeel Khoja
Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD
Author: David Millard ORCID iD
Author: Jiri Kajaba
Author: Priyanaka Singh
Author: Lester Gilbert

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