Positioning of Learners in Learning Networks with Content, Metadata and Ontologies

Marco Kalz*, Jan Van Bruggen, Ellen Rusman, Bas Giesbers, Rob Koper

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    Abstract

    Positioning in learning networks is a process that assists learners in finding a starting point and an efficient route through the network that will foster competence building. In the past we explored computational approaches to positioning that are based on the contents of the learning network and the behavior of those participating in it, more or less ignoring different efforts to stimulate positioning and competence development from a top-down-perspective. In this paper we introduce a research agenda for positioning in learning networks, discuss several cases and give an outlook on the development of a positioning service for learning networks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)191-200
    Number of pages10
    JournalInteractive LearnIng Environments
    Volume15
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Keywords

    • positioning
    • learning networks
    • lsa
    • metadata
    • latent semantic analysis
    • ontologies

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