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Semantic technologies and learning

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The January special issue of Interactive Learning Environments is out right now. Besides being able to author, publish, discover, and use high-quality learning objects, it is equally important to use multimedia-rich learning objects. This inevitably sets new requirements in multimedia-enhanced learning environments for the advanced representation and creation of learning metadata. This is nicely facilitated by Social Web technologies (e.g.

[from bwatwood] Learning with 'e's: e-Learning 3.0

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But what will e-learning look like in a few years time? When Stephen Downes laid down his manifesto for e-Learning 2.0 in 2005 , he tapped into the zeitgeist of emerging social technologies and theorised a number of possibilities. Four years on technology is moving ever more rapidly, and a reappraisal of learning within digital spaces is overdue. world, and how it might differ from current learning. I believe that e-Learning 3.0 e-Learning 3.0

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

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Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students. Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions. Digital Learning: Repurposing Education.

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