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What Major Search Engines Like Google, Yahoo And Bing Needs To Know About Teachers In The UK?

Faezeh Seyedarabi
2014 i-manager's Journal of Educational Technology  
and preferences in order to fully achieve search engine personalisation for individual teachers.  ...  The aim of this article is to make Web searching easier for teachers when searching for relevant online teaching materials, in general, and UK teacher practitioners at primary, secondary and post-compulsory  ...  The purpose of this study was to investigate the search options and features teachers commonly use and prefer to have when personalising their online search for teaching resources.  ... 
doi:10.26634/jet.11.2.2921 fatcat:xaannh4vfzckpdwo5rjap2oeky

The ethical and social implications of personalization technologies for e-learning

Helen Ashman, Tim Brailsford, Alexandra I. Cristea, Quan Z. Sheng, Craig Stewart, Elaine G. Toms, Vincent Wade
2014 Information & Management  
Most e-learning systems are purpose-built for assisting students with learning but search engines are mostly motivated by commercial imperatives, and are not designed for educational purposes.  ...  Now that many students rely on general search engines as research tools, with up to 82% using Google and Google Scholar as their first choice for seeking information [27] , it also encompasses personalisation  ...  A very high proportion of students use search engines to locate information for research and assignment purposes [27] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:fbjehkmxxbdu5bccdujmajpq5u

Personalisation of Generic Library Search Results Using Student Enrolment Information

Marwah Alaofi, Grace Rumantir
2015 Zenodo  
This research explores the application of implicit personalisation techniques in information retrieval in the context of education.  ...  Motivated by the large and ever-growing volume of resources in digital libraries, coupled with students' limited experience in searching for these resources, particularly in translating their information  ...  PERSONALIZED INFORMATION RETRIEVAL IN DLS General web search personalisation is a mature research area, and it has been extensively studied.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3554727 fatcat:leojee6ovna5dpcfojr4pvuscy

Application of Resource Description Framework to Personalise Learning: Systematic Review and Methodology

2017 Informatics in Education. An International Journal  
The review revealed that OWL, Linked Data, and triples-based RDF standard model could be successfully used in education.  ...  Research results are two-fold: first, the results of systematic literature review on Linked Data, RDF "subject-predicate-object" triples, and Web Ontology Language (OWL) application in education are presented  ...  The search engine consists of crawling, data enhancing, indexing and user interface components for search, browsing and retrieval of information (these components correspond to the traditional search engine  ... 
doi:10.15388/infedu.2017.04 fatcat:6wicjdzkevea7oeitcy5q5xowa

Design and Development of an Academic Portal

Heila Pienaar
2003 Libri  
A Web portal can be defined as a Web site for a specific audience that aggregates an array of content and provides a variety of services including search engines, directories, news, e-mail and chat rooms  ...  Personal interviews were conducted with academics in order to identify the content, functions, appearance and value of an academic portal.  ...  In 1991 the first World Wide Web (WWW or Web) navigators were introduced and in 1994 search engines were developed to retrieve Web information more effectively.  ... 
doi:10.1515/libr.2003.118 fatcat:xuplracd75cpxcidoouk4otgz4

The Mobilisation of AI in Education: A Bourdieusean Field Analysis

Huw C Davies, Rebecca Eynon, Cory Salveson
2020 Sociology  
In this article, using a relatively novel method for sociology – a knowledge graph – together with Bourdieusean theory, we critically examine how and why different stakeholders in education, educational  ...  technology and policy are valorising AI, the main concepts, such as personalisation, they collectively endorse and their incentives for doing so.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the three anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on the article and Dr Erin Young for her contribution to the research project.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0038038520967888 fatcat:mha5pwfg7bbbzlav64cmszweza

A Framework for the Evaluation of Adaptive IR Systems through Implicit Recommendation [chapter]

Catherine Mulwa, Seamus Lawless, M. Rami Ghorab, Eileen O'Donnell, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Personalised recommender frameworks are endowed with intelligent mechanisms to search for products, goods and services that users are interested in.  ...  This paper presents a web-based adaptive framework for evaluating personalised information retrieval systems.  ...  The authors are grateful for the suggestions of the reviewers for this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22688-5_32 fatcat:i5r67jst5fek7op6xm67khlqlu


Johannes Leveling, Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio, Thomas Mandl
2011 Proceedings of the First Workshop on Personalised Multilingual Hypertext Retrieval - PMHR '11  
LogCLEF has created the first long-term standard collection for evaluation purposes in the area of log analysis.  ...  Topic and Goal Log data constitute a relevant aspect in the evaluation process of the quality of a search engine and the quality of a multilingual search service; log data can be used to study the usage  ...  Foundation of Ireland (grant 07/CE/I1142) as part of the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (  ... 
doi:10.1145/2047403.2047413 dblp:conf/ht/LevelingN011 fatcat:v67b2uohirhwzhq2w5rpia5xpq

A smarter knowledge commons for smart learning

Penelope J. Lister
2018 Smart Learning Environments  
Solutions for the mapping and delivery of the knowledge web are tentatively suggested, making use of an existing meta-property framework, the Open Graph.  ...  for smart learning design in relation to the delivery of personalised geo-spatially relevant knowledge.  ...  search result visibility, and ease of use for implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40561-018-0056-z fatcat:7bie5prd6nad5pklrwvtoxzepa

Towards personalised web intelligence

Ah-Hwee Tan, Hwee-Leng Ong, Hong Pan, Jamie Ng, Qiu-Xiang Li
2004 Knowledge and Information Systems  
In addition, the personalised portfolios can be used to track and organise new information with a good level of performance.  ...  This paper outlines the key challenges we face in personalised information management and gives a detailed account of FOCI's underlying personalisation mechanism.  ...  We would like to acknowledge the anonymous reviewers for their very useful comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10115-003-0130-9 fatcat:qpffuz4wpvgxxm27rp3w7n6deq

OCCS: Enabling the Dynamic Discovery, Harvesting and Delivery of Educational Content from Open Corpus Sources

Séamus Lawless, Lucy Hederman, Vincent Wade
2008 2008 Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies  
The World Wide Web (WWW) provides access to a vast array of educational content, a great deal of which is ideal for incorporation into eLearning experiences.  ...  The Open Corpus Content Service (OCCS) discovers, harvests and indexes content through the implementation of a focused web crawler, content classifier and indexer.  ...  This research is funded by the Embark Initiative of the Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology; funded by the NDP. References  ... 
doi:10.1109/icalt.2008.28 dblp:conf/icalt/LawlessHW08 fatcat:yb2opy2fy5bktdnslaliyxomwm

Towards a Personalized Query Answering Framework on the Web of Data

Enayat Rajabi, Christophe Debruyne, Declan O'Sullivan
2017 The Web Conference  
In this paper, we argue that layering a question answering system on the Web of Data based on user preferences, leads to the derivation of more knowledge from external sources and customisation of query  ...  We propose a personalised question answering framework for a user to query over Linked Data, which enhances a user query with related preferences of the user stored in his/her user profile with the aim  ...  PERSONALISED QUESTION ANSWER-ING FRAMEWORK Searching information on the Web of Data requires user friendly approaches, similar to the ease of keyword-based search engines, but relying on the RDF.  ... 
dblp:conf/www/RajabiDO17 fatcat:ztzufrncvbfzvickhqyevxwed4

Opportunities for training for nutritional professionals in nutritional genomics: What is out there?

Jorja Collins, Melissa M. Adamski, Cliona Twohig, Chiara Murgia
2017 Nutrition & Dietetics  
Google and snowball searches were conducted using terms related to education and nutritional genomics.  ...  This has increased the demand for professional development in this field. Methods: The search strategy was intended to replicate real life practice.  ...  This research was financially supported by the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Monash University.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1747-0080.12398 pmid:29250906 fatcat:w7mkbpntinf7nihmdbhqxfwwdu

A Virtue Epistemology of the Internet: Search Engines, Intellectual Virtues and Education

Richard Heersmink
2017 Social Epistemology  
It then explores how we should deploy these virtues and avoid the corresponding vices when interacting with the Internet, particularly search engines.  ...  Thus, the central question in this paper is: How to use the Internet in an epistemically virtuous way?  ...  He has a BSc in Biology (Saxion Hogeschool), an MA in Philosophy of Science, Technology & Society (University of Twente), and a PhD in Philosophy of Cognitive Science (Macquarie University).  ... 
doi:10.1080/02691728.2017.1383530 fatcat:lbm74qmisffxjftgm6nyyvwcry

Advanced ontology management system for personalised e-Learning

M. Gaeta, F. Orciuoli, P. Ritrovato
2009 Knowledge-Based Systems  
One of the main problems of educational domains modeling is the lacking of expertise in the knowledge engineering field by the e-Learning actors.  ...  The use of ontologies to model the knowledge of specific domains represents a key aspect for the integration of information coming from different sources, for supporting collaboration within virtual communities  ...  The purpose of this framework was the creation of a software architecture helping teaching staff and students in the search and management of learning objects.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.knosys.2009.01.006 fatcat:eshqcaqtazd7favtaid6dp4azu
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