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yourHistory: Personalising Historic Events

Maria-Hendrike Peetz, David Graus, Daan Odijk, Maarten de Rijke and Ork de Rooij University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Students of history often study dates and events that have little to do with their own life. We make history tangible by showing historic events that are personal and based on a user's own interests (his or her Facebook profile). Often, those events are small-scale and escape history books. ...more »

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WIkipedia data linker

Rajendra Sharma, Utshab Bhetuwal and Rajesh Khadka Organization:Smart Samaj. Institution : Amrit Science Campus, Nepal We have created a wikipedia search engine like application, under which user can select category present within our system and fetch the results via wikipedia. WIkipedia will broadly categorize the subjects and present it which in turn can be used to view the detailed information related to the topic. ...more »

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We-Share

We-Share: a social annotation application that publishes and retrieves information about educational ICT tools from the Web of Data Adolfo Ruiz-Calleja, Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo, Juan I. Asensio-Pérez, Eduardo Gómez-Sánchez, Miguel L. Bote-Lorenzo, Carlos Alario-Hoyos Universidad de Valladolid, Universidad de Valladolid, Universidad de Valladolid, Universidad de Valladolid, Universidad de Valladolid, Universidad Carlos ...more »

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Social VLE With Rich Structure Learning Data Using Semantic CMS

Abdulaziz Aldaej and Paul Krause University of Surrey, Guildford, UK After the arrival of the web in the 1990s, educational institutions started to maintain their learning materials within Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs), as the Internet is a significant source of material for many students and teachers. However, there has been less development in the current VLEs in the past few years, which remain heavily centred ...more »

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ReCredible

REthink, REassure, RElook, REsee, REmember, REdiscover. This is simple. This is ReCredible Entrepreneur: Vaidas Repecka, Senior scientist and spokesperson on things: Dr. Rytis Maskeliunas, Linguist and content advisor: Dr. Laura Merfeldiene Vaidas Repecka is a director of UAB Informacijos tinklas (Founder company). The rest are young and popular academic professors: Dr. Rytis Maskeliunas from Kaunas university of technology, ...more »

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PoliMedia

PoliMedia - Improving the Analyses of Radio & Newspaper coverage of Political Debates Martijn Kleppe, Max Kemman, Henri Beunders, Laura Hollink, Damir Juric, Johan Oomen and Jaap Blom Students of media and communication sciences study the role of media in our society. They frequently search through media archives to manually select items that cover a certain event. When this is done for large time spans and across media-outlets, ...more »

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One Million Museum Moments

Suzanne Sarraf and Herminia Din National Gallery of Art, University of Alaska, Washington, DC, USA OneMillionMuseumMoments.org is a project created by Herminia Din and Suzanne Sarraf designed to invite museumgoers and museum professionals to share their own museum moments/experiences. What is a museum moment? A Museum Moment happens when you are moved, touched, informed, awed, shocked, puzzled, confused, excited, ...more »

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Open LInked Education Data

Madi Solomon, Marlowe Johnson and Ira Kleinberg Pearson Higher Education, North America This proposal is for the establishment of an Open LInked Education Data database, a curated "Subject" vocabulary, to be offered as a community service to the education sector. This open data would be accessed freely by institutions, teachers, publishers, and students to be used for tagging educational resources. Open data and education ...more »

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Neuro-Cloud Free Textbook Project

Andrew L Varnell, Don C Cooper and Neuro-Cloud Contributors Neuro-Cloud Publishing, Boulder Colorado, USA We believe that anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of neuroscience should have the opportunity to do so. As a result, we have decided to create an open-access, free forever textbook. This textbook is to be provided in three different formats: A downloadable app from the IOS and android market, a downloadable ...more »

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moocrank: recommendation of MOOCs based on learning outcomes

Israel Gutiérrez and Derick Leony University Carlos III of Madrid, Madrid, Spain Massive Open Online Courses are becoming very relevant in the current scope of education. One of the weaknesses presented by current MOOC platforms is the lack of detailed and structured information about the learning outcomes achieved with the course. Moocrank is our proposal to solve this issue by combining open data about learning outcomes ...more »

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Mismuseos.net

Mismuseos.net: Art After Technology. Putting cultural data to work in a Linked Data platform Ricardo Alonso Maturana, María Ortega, María Elena Alvarado, Susana López-Sola and María José Ibáñez GNOSS, Spain Mismuseos.net shows a case of consumption and use of Linked Data from museums and their valorisation in education, through innovative end-user applications, like facet-based searches, semantic context creation and ...more »

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