Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

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. Collaborative tagging and folksonomies for multimedia learning objects.

[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 Four years on technology is moving ever more rapidly, and a reappraisal of learning within digital spaces is overdue. In conversation earlier today on Twitter with Sue Waters and Darcy Moore , we discussed what learning would look like in a Web 3.0 world, and how it might differ from current learning. I believe that e-Learning 3.0

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

Learning with 'e's

Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions. The Social Web promotes collaboration Collaborative forms of learning are becoming increasingly popular methods of adult education, because they involve all students in the process of learning. One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’.

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