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.
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