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Semantic annotation of ubiquitous learning environments

Weal, Mark J., Michaelides, Danius T., Page, Kevin R., De Roure, David C., Monger, Eloise and Gobbi, Mary (2012) Semantic annotation of ubiquitous learning environments [in special issue: on Semantic Technologies for Learning and Teaching Support in Higher Education] IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 5, (2), pp. 143-156. (doi:10.1109/TLT.2011.37).

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Abstract

Skills-based learning environments are used to promote the acquisition of practical skills as well as decision making, communication, and problem solving. It is important to provide feedback to the students from these sessions and observations of their actions may inform the assessment process and help researchers to better understand the learning process. Through a series of prototype demonstrators, we have investigated the use of semantic annotation in the recording and subsequent understanding of such simulation environments. Our Semantic Web approach is outlined and conclusions drawn as to the suitability of different annotation methods and their combination with ubiquitous computing techniques to provide novel mechanisms for both student feedback and increased understanding of the learning environment.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 13 December 2011
Published date: April 2012
Keywords: semantic annotation, semantic web, ubiquitous computing, case study
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Faculty of Health Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 337910
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/337910
ISSN: 1939-1382
PURE UUID: 4f641894-0a45-49ba-9d5c-4b7067283e12
ORCID for Mark J. Weal: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6251-8786
ORCID for Eloise Monger: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-2799-0596

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Date deposited: 04 May 2012 10:09
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:00

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Author: Mark J. Weal ORCID iD
Author: Danius T. Michaelides
Author: Kevin R. Page
Author: David C. De Roure
Author: Eloise Monger ORCID iD
Author: Mary Gobbi

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