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A framework for managing your e-learning strategy

In this post I expose a conceptual framework which can be used as reference model for managing the e-learning life cycle and strategy. The framework provides an at-a-glance view of what needs to be planned and managed to achieve successful e-learning course development. The e-learning course development life cycle usually starts with audience analysis. This is related to understanding who the target audience is for the course in question. There are other phases which follow, for example, gathering requirements for course delivery. ... Read more

Planning for document browsing schemes

Introduction Browsing for documents when you don’t know what you are exactly looking for can be a non-trivial task. Very often, systems such as Content Management Systems offer relatively limited ways of browsing for documents and narrowing down the results of a search by using document metadata. Of course, one could argue that providing a large spectrum of metadata should resolve the browsing problem because greater coverage would be obtained for what people are looking for. Unfortunately, this is not the ... Read more

Ten things to watch out for in ontology papers

Introduction A quick search in your favourite search engine is likely to reveal the extent of journal articles, conference papers and whitepapers that talk about the application of knowledge engineering and ontologies across various fields of study. In this post we’ll talk about 10 important points to watch out for in papers that deal with applied ontology principles. Referring to these points can prove handy when writing an ontology paper or when making a triage of several papers, for instance, to ... Read more