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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1031–1038
Our investigations focus on improving the reliability and efficiency in current database-oriented search-and-retrieval mechanisms through the use of topic map technology (ISO/IEC 13250). This paper reports on the development, implementation and...
Search-and-Retrieval Tools in E-learning Applications: An Empirical Comparison of Search Engines and Topic Maps in an Educational Context
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 435–442
This paper reports on an investigation focusing on improving the reliability and efficiency in current database-oriented search-and-retrieval mechanisms in e-learning applications through the use of topic map technology (ISO/IEC 13250). The...
Cultural Differences in Using Search-and-Retrieval Technologies in E-Learning Contexts: An Exploratory Study of Arab and North American Learners’ Use of Topic Maps
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4694–4699
This paper follows up on studies reported in Dicks et al.(EdMedia 2004) and Shaw et al. (ELearn 2004), both of which focused on improving the reliability and efficiency in current database-oriented search-and-retrieval mechanisms in e-learning...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 429–450
This article provides an empirical evaluation of an indexing technology, topic maps (ISO 13250), in the context of an academic task in a higher education context. Topic maps are a form of indexing that define and display the interrelationships...
Philip Abrami; Robert Bernard; Anne Wade; Richard Schmid; Eugene Borokhovski; Rana Tamin; Michael Surkes; Gretchen Lowerison; Dai Zhang; Iolie Nicolaidou; Sherry Newman; Lori Wozney; Anna Peretiatkowicz; Anna Peretiatkowicz
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 32, No. 3 (Oct 15, 2006)
This review provides a rough sketch of the evidence, gaps and promising directions in e-learning from 2000 onwards, with a particular focus on Canada. We searched a wide range of sources and document types to ensure that we represented,...