U-Seek: Searching Educational Tools in the Web of Data
SEEK-AT-WD is an open Linked Data-based registry of educational tools that crawls the Web of Data to obtain tool metadata, thus significantly reducing the overall effort of data generation and maintenance. Since SEEK-AT-WD is an infrastructure, there is a need of end-user applications that can consume these data and provide additional value to the educational domain. In this regard, we present here U-Seek, an interactive searcher of educational tools that uses SEEK-AT-WD as the back end. U-Seek has been specially designed for educators, supporting the formulation of semantic searches by multiple criteria through a direct manipulation graphical user interface. Traditional keyword-based searches are also supported and can be combined with aforementioned semantic searches, thus resulting in enhanced flexibility and response accuracy.
KeywordsTask Type Educational Tool SPARQL Query Tool Type Query Formulation
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