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E-MEMORAe: A Content-Oriented Environment for E-Learning

  • Marie-Héléne Abel
  • Ahcene Benayache
  • Dominique Lenne
  • Claude Moulin
Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)

Abstract

Many documents and resources can be provided to students in the context of e-learning. They can be stored in learning objects repositories and then reused, combined, and adapted in different contexts. They can also be selected and organized in learning memories that are directly accessed by the learners. In the MEMORAe project, we adopted this second approach, by considering a course unit as a learning organizational memory. This memory stores not only selected resources, but also concepts representing notions to learn. The resources are indexed by the concepts that are part of two ontologies. These ontologies are also used to ease the navigation through the memory. In this chapter, we present this memory, the associated E-MEMORAe environment, and the results of an evaluation with students in the framework of the B31.1 applied mathematics course at the University of Picardy in France.

Keywords

Entry Point Domain Ontology Organizational Memory Index Resource Application Ontology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marie-Héléne Abel
    • 1
  • Ahcene Benayache
    • 1
  • Dominique Lenne
    • 1
  • Claude Moulin
    • 1
  1. 1.UMR CNRS 6599Compiègne cedexFrance

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