An ontology-based framework for authoring assisted by recommendation

Saša Nešić, Dragan Gašević, Mehdi Jazayeri

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In this paper, we propose the use of Semantic Web technologies to bridge the gap between authoring systems and authors. The core part of our solution is the ontology-based framework that captures the information about the interaction between learning objects (LOs) and four main roles in the educational process (content author, instructional designer, teacher, and learner), and then according to this information proposes the most relevant learning content to the author. The central part of the framework is the Request-Recommendation ontology that formalizes the author's request along with a set of learning content proposals (recommendation), as a response to that request. Furthermore, we propose the use of a weighting scheme to calculate the weight of the content proposals and thus enable their ranking within the recommendation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - The 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2007
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)076952916X, 9780769529165
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2007 - Niigata, Japan
Duration: 18 Jul 200720 Jul 2007
Conference number: 7th (Proceedings)


ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2007
Abbreviated titleICALT 2007
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