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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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