Development of an Ontology-Based E-Learning System

  • Dmitry Mouromtsev
  • Fedor Kozlov
  • Olga Parkhimovich
  • Maria Zelenina
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 394)

Abstract

The paper describes the experience on using ontologies and other semantic technologies in e-learning and distant education. The main goal of the project is development of an ontology-based e-learning system to rectify a range of problems which currently exist in the Russian education, including the weak structuring of educational resources and the lack of connections between their individual components. The paper presents the ontology-based model and the platform called Information Workbench which are used in the system.

Keywords

e-learning education online learning Semantic Web in education ontological models of educational programs 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dmitry Mouromtsev
    • 1
  • Fedor Kozlov
    • 1
  • Olga Parkhimovich
    • 1
  • Maria Zelenina
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanics and OpticsNational Research University of Information TechnologiesSt PetersburgRussia

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