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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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Learner Journey Navigation System

Wilbert Kraan, Jan Lasocki-Biczysko, Charles Duncan, Chris Chung, Joseph Chapman, Joe Wilson and Peter Winstanley CETIS, Intrallect ltd., JES and Co, Scottish Qualification Authority, Scottish Government Edinburgh, Scotland; Glasgow, Scotland; Tucson, USA Currently, the Learner Journey Navigation System is a linked data mash-up that illustrates how a learner can be helped to find her way through learning opportunities ...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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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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Course Finder

TechCube, Scottish Government, Edinburgh, UK Our coursefinder app is a searchable map of every available course from Elementary level all the way to University. The data was compiled from multiple incomplete sources and government agencies, and merged into a simplified and complete dataset. Learners can search through the dataset by subject, institution name, postcode, qualification type or SCQF level. Results are ...more »

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Knownodes

Knownodes - A collaborative project to explore, create and define links between online resources and ideas Dor Garbash, Mikael Couzic, Liad Magen, Jesse Himmelstein, Alexandre Lejeune, Bruno Martin, Weipeng Kuang, Raphael goujet and Yann Leflour. CRI - centre de recherche interdisciplinaire, University Paris Descartes, Citizen cyberlab, Paris, France Knownodes is a collaborative website that enables anyone to relate, ...more »

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LinkedIn MOOCs counselor

Emiliano Marmonti

Independent consultant, web semantic enthusiast, La Plata, Argentina

The application uses LinkedIn API to identify the skills from the profile of the user. It will try to map these skills into more general concepts from a downloaded image of DBpedia and specific SPARQL query. Finally will try to offer MOOCS results from a search against OpenCourseWare API.

Demo: http://emarmonti.com/contest

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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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