ERIC Number: EJ792142
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 20
The Semantic Web and Educational Technology
Maddux, Cleborne D., Ed.
Educational Technology, v48 n1 p3-9 Jan-Feb 2008
The "Semantic Web" is an idea proposed by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the "World Wide Web." The topic has been generating a great deal of interest and enthusiasm, and there is a rapidly growing body of literature dealing with it. This article attempts to explain how the Semantic Web would work, and explores short-term and long-term implications for educational technology.
Descriptors: Semantics, Educational Technology, Internet, Semiotics, Access to Information, Computer Uses in Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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