Tags and self-organisation in a multilingual educational context

Riina Vuorikari, Rob Koper

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    Abstract

    Social tags offer a novel aspect to study learning resources, its metadata and how users interact with them. This paper investigates the impact of social tagging on the discovery of digital learning resources in a multilingual context. The main hypothesis is that the self-organisation aspect of a social tagging system helps users discover learning resources more efficiently and that the user-generated tags make the system, which operates in a multilingual context, more flexible and robust.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2009

    Keywords

    • tags
    • metadata
    • learning resources
    • multilinguality

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