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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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DataConf: Enriching conference publications with a mobile mashup

Florian Bacle, Benoît Durant de la Pastellière, Fiona Le Peutrec and Lionel Médini Université Claude Bernard Lyon and LIRIS laboratory (Lyon France) DataConf is a mobile Web application that allows browsing conference publications, their authors, authors organizations, and even authors other publications or publications related to the same keywords. It queries a main SPARQL endpoint that serves the conference metadata ...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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MELOD: Mobile Environment for learning with Linked Open Data

Marco Arrigo, Giovanni Fulantelli and Davide Taibi National Research Council of Italy - Institute for Educational Technologies, Palermo, Italy The MELOD environment has been designed to support, through the use of mobile devices, the informal learning experiences that take place during the visit of a city,. In the last few years, many applications for mobile devices have been developed with the aim of supporting students ...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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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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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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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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Globe-Town: open data for sustainable development education

Jack Townsend, Andrea Prieto-Vega, Richard Gomer, Will Fyson, Dom Hobson and Huw Fryer University of Southampton, and independent, Southampton, UK Globe-Town.org opens up the successes and the challenges of sustainable development around the world and what they mean for you, through a fun and informative web application built from open data. With it, you can explore the intersections, tensions and trade-offs between ...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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Enrichment of Young Digital Planet's biology lessons

Jana Parvanova and Ilian Uzunov Ontotext, Sirma Media, Sofia, Bulgaria We have used biology lessons for 5th grade owned by Young Digital Planet (http://www.ydp.eu/). We have used a sample of 30 multimedia lessons. At first stage, we parsed the internal format and retrieved text attached to each page. Next, we applied a combination of entity-recognition algorithms and web crawling to fetch additional materials. Sources ...more »

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