Finding the Right Tool for the Community: Bringing a Wiki-Type Editor to the World of Reusable Learning Objects

Chu Wang, Hugh C Davis, Kate Dickens, Gary Wills, Su White
2007 Seventh IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2007)  
In this paper we present a new approach to enabling pedagogically sound reuse and re-purposing of online learning objects in a community of practice. The lack of specific software for non-technical users inspired the development of an innovative toolkit. The toolkit allows users to edit learning objects collaboratively in a Wikitype editing environment and to add and modify contextrich metadata which greatly assists in the efficient retrieval of learning objects. The focus of this paper is on
more » ... e development of the Wiki-type editor which provides an effective way of re-purposing learning objects in disparate communities.
doi:10.1109/icalt.2007.145 dblp:conf/icalt/WangDDWW07 fatcat:wfow7rdcnfaupjufyoxrsce3ye