Interactive Technology and Smart Education: Volume 2 Issue 3


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Copyright wars and learning objects

Rory McGreal

Learning object developers need to understand that presently there are powerful organizations of “intellectual property” owners, and vendors of music, videos, books and software…

Reflections on objectivity in western philosophy and learning objects

Anthony Roberts

This paper takes a broad introductory look at the notion of objectivity within the western philosophic tradition of liberal individualism and exposes how this is related to, or…


Learning objects, the knowledge age and the end of the world (as we know it)

Norm Friesen

The development of learning objects and technical e‐learning standards is often justified in the literature as a necessary response to the challenges of our present “information…


A match‐making system for learners and learning objects

Harold Boley, Virendrakumar C. Bhavsar, David Hirtle, Anurag Singh, Zhongwei Sun, Lu Yang

We have proposed and implemented AgentMatcher, an architecture for match‐making in e‐Business applications. It uses arc‐labeled and arc‐weighted trees to match buyers and sellers…

Collaborative filtering and inference rules for context‐aware learning object recommendation

Daniel Lemire, Harold Boley, Sean McGrath, Marcel Ball

Learning objects strive for reusability in e‐Learning to reduce cost and allow personalization of content. We show why learning objects require adapted Information Retrieval…

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