Are learning repositories likely to become mainstream in education?
Refereed conference paper presented and published in conference proceedings


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AbstractThere are now a number of learning repositories available for teachers to use to source content material (learning objects) to use in their teaching. How have these learning repositories come into being? How are they organized? Just what is a learning object? There are several factors which must work together to make a learning repository sustainable. In this paper these cultural, social and technical factors will be explored. Two cases will be contrasted - a struggling repository in Hong Kong and a successful digital library in the US. From this comparison, a number of key success factors emerge.
All Author(s) ListMcNaught C
Name of Conference2nd International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies
Start Date of Conference11/04/2006
End Date of Conference13/04/2006
Place of ConferenceSetubal
Country/Region of ConferencePortugal
Detailed descriptionTo ORKTS: Keynote address. This has been republished as a chapter in a book. See P079945.
Year2006
Month1
Day1
PublisherINSTICC-INST SYST TECHNOLOGIES INFORMATION CONTROL & COMMUNICATION
PagesIS9 - IS17
ISBN972-8865-46-5
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordscommunity digital libraries; learning objects; learning repositories
Web of Science Subject CategoriesComputer Science; Computer Science, Information Systems

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